MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:33
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 way below expectations (16th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 408
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 467
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 291
Parallax 306
100% 310 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 288
Splatting 225
102% 238 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 378
Mixed 410
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 47
170% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 129
142% 242 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD48G240081 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 22.8
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.7%
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 (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,141 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 (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $962
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