MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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.
Boot Drive72.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:48
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 532
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 764
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2604 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 413
Reflection 394
Parallax 453
132% 420 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 395
Splatting 253
130% 299 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SBBU480G1122 480GB
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3106000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 512
Write 440
Mixed 208
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 5.84
82% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 3.82
20% 42.7 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 77%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 136
Write 142
Mixed 114
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.42
125% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 26.7
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 30.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 103%
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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 2,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $805
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HDDRAMUSB
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