MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 21:00
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 56%
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 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Memory 84.2
1-Core 118
2-Core 218
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 469
53% 406 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.7% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 114
Parallax 124
102% 121 fps
MRender 96.9
Gravity 117
Splatting 0.2
91% 71.5 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2016)
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 87 51 83 64 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 309
Write 314
Mixed 295
SusWrite 79
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 15
65% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 33.9
56% 108 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 72%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
151GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 923 689 657 629 595 569 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,811
Write 1,571
Mixed 1,265
SusWrite 677
298% 1,331 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.8
205% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,178
DQ Write 777
DQ Mixed 895
690% 950 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 221%
Great: 335%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
380GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 128 138 140 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 160
Write 130
Mixed 87
SusWrite 141
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 17
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 1: 0R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
1% 4% 28 19 8 144 34.1" 2752 1152 GSM774B LG ULTRAGEAR
History:
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Desktop
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Workstation
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $924
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