MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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.
Graphics127% 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 Drive98.7% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 31 '17 at 18:46
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 496
112% 497 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 846
MC Mixed 817
119% 798 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: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 376
Parallax 406
124% 392 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 403
Splatting 253
129% 296 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 127%
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 (34th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 351
Mixed 356
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 29.5
148% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 99.3
128% 232 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 125%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
77GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 379
Write 381
Mixed 379
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 29.1
117% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 72.9
90% 159 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.2%
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 38.4
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 32.7
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 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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