MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive81.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:54
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7500-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 438
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 444
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$358
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 296
Parallax 342
102% 321 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 292
Splatting 226
103% 240 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
70GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 505
Write 194
Mixed 245
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 18.9
121% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 53.6
71% 126 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 81%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$51
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 511
Write 346
Mixed 355
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 10.4
99% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 48.9
96% 195 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
809GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 179
Mixed 130
123% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.27
98% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
305GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 150
Write 137
Mixed 132
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.33
104% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 27.8
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 27.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 3,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,070
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