MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive97.5% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A58
MotherboardMSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 21 '17 at 07:51
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 475
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 758
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2632 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 361
Parallax 329
112% 357 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 365
Splatting 238
120% 276 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 117%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 349
Mixed 355
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 28.5
145% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 94.6
124% 227 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 125%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
111GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 432
Mixed 468
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.1
155% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 73.3
113% 212 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 31.4
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 31.1
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58) Builds (Compare 617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,358
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