MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:33
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.5% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 386
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 410
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 308
Parallax 322
101% 320 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 306
Splatting 244
110% 257 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$50
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 51% Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
146GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 157
Write 124
Mixed 122
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.14
62% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 21.6
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 91%
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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 3,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,094
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