MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161116
Uptime14.8 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 16:14
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 423
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 452
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$360
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Lighting 385
Reflection 361
Parallax 382
119% 376 fps
MRender 30.7
Gravity 255
Splatting 120
62% 135 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 128%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
575GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 146
Write 147
Mixed 154
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.13
45% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.7
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 4,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,003
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