MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive135% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory44.9 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 18:12
Run Duration693 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 151
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 469
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 756
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 799
120% 803 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
MSI(1462 3368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 369
Parallax 410
125% 394 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 405
Splatting 240
129% 295 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$141
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C4005T2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 1,148
Write 741
Mixed 802
199% 897 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 19.4
140% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 39.2
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 19.4
31% 57.8 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 135%
Great: 157%
VT USB 3.0 128GB
115GB free
Firmware: 0
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 407
Write 189
Mixed 251
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 3.62
41% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 79.3
DQ Write 23.6
DQ Mixed 16.7
21% 39.8 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 51%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: 9401
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 165
Write 138
Mixed 98.9
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 5.53
4K Mixed 0.6
361% 3.58 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 95%
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
754GB free
Firmware: 77.04D77 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 67.7
Write 63.4
Mixed 81.8
54% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.25
69% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 57%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
645GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 166
Write 146
Mixed 139
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.24
103% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
300GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 105
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.3
93% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
14GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 123
Write 21.8
Mixed 28.7
54% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.62
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.8
99% 2.64 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 30%
Generic Mass-Storage 4GB
4GB free, PID null
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
2.86% Terrible
Read 10.2
Write 4.05
Mixed 5.46
7% 6.57 MB/s
4K Read 2.02
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.009
8% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.86%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 029E CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 029E CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 48GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 8192, 16384, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25.6
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 82%
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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 3,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,023
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