MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 12 '18 at 22:35
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
84% Excellent
Memory 96.9
1-Core 105
2-Core 206
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 712
68% 547 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.1% Above average
Lighting 67.7
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 94.1
55% 77.5 fps
MRender 71.9
Gravity 65.2
Splatting 58.7
53% 65.3 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$59
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 490
Write 188
Mixed 12.4
49% 230 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 5.39
70% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 5.88
60% 140 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 75%
Kingmax 256GB 256GB
194GB free
Firmware: M1009 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.3% Above average
Read 192
Write 203
Mixed 132
39% 175 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 9
90% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 40.1
62% 117 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 102%
Kingdian S280 120GB
111GB free
Firmware: Q0607A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 478
Mixed 502
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 34.6
154% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 28.1
101% 221 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop 1.5TB
703GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Read 40
Write 42.1
Mixed 15.3
40% 32.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.33
65% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 31.6
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 29.8
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%

 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 3,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,066
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