MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170608
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 26 '23 at 02:01
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 55%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Memory 95.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 200
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 579
60% 481 Pts
64-Core 596
37% 596 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$350
EVGA(3842 5184) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 528.02
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 129
Reflection 140
Parallax 129
105% 132 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 133
Splatting 118
100% 122 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 89 74 78 92 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 156
Write 155
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 92.5
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.3
126% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 28.9
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 29.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 71 59 60 31.5" 1280 720 GSM5BC2 LG ULTRAFINE
Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $743
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