MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.6% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:34
Run Duration239 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 444
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 445
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$243
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 208
Parallax 245
74% 230 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 218
Splatting 171
77% 180 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$95
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 198 213 189 208 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 366
Mixed 303
SusWrite 211
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 37.3
162% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 207
181% 271 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
87GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 138 138 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 160
Write 138
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 139
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0741 1TB
709GB free, PID 0741
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 97 96 96 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
41% Average
Read 91
Write 91.7
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 96
113% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
107% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1B1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.7
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
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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 3,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $788
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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