MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 155%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive289% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory61.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 20:08
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 527
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 818
MC Mixed 709
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2847 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 597
Reflection 541
Parallax 612
186% 584 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 577
Splatting 300
171% 384 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 177%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,778
Write 1,336
Mixed 1,369
401% 1,828 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 55.6
248% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 429
DQ Mixed 212
236% 403 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 289%
Great: 260%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
68GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,802
Write 1,423
Mixed 1,515
420% 1,913 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 51.5
244% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 593
DQ Write 466
DQ Mixed 227
252% 428 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 295%
Great: 260%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$70
1TB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 103
Write 109
Mixed 95.3
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.68
125% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 76%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$474
870GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 139
Write 233
Mixed 94.6
115% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.23
132% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 121%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$70
411GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 89.4
Write 75.5
Mixed 74.8
60% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.65
116% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 76%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$65
171GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 72.3
Write 83.3
Mixed 71.7
57% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.22
98% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$830
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
102% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.8
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 46.1
SC Mixed 33
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 179%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $820
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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