MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive99.6% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A58
MotherboardMSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 23 '17 at 21:46
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 489
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 791
119% 795 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2642 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 435
Reflection 409
Parallax 432
134% 425 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 416
Splatting 268
135% 309 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 135%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 343
Mixed 356
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 29.8
150% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 96
129% 238 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 125%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
111GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 438
Mixed 471
106% 478 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 40.3
159% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 74.4
113% 213 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$157
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 32.7
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 34.1
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
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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