MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:48
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 481
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 745
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Lighting 104
Reflection 68
Parallax 102
32% 91.5 fps
MRender 79.7
Gravity 97.3
Splatting 74.4
36% 83.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 394
Mixed 415
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 26.2
156% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 47.7
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 27.1
62% 120 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 180
Mixed 164
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.35
132% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 20.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.7%
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 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 2,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $844
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HDDRAMUSB
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