MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 67.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive69.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '17 at 05:01
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-7600-$228
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
67.3% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 309
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 383
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 397
61% 410 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 450
Reflection 235
Parallax 232
107% 306 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 269
Splatting 213
101% 225 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2211 480GB-$155
429GB free
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 489
Mixed 498
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 14
120% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 58.6
118% 237 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99%
Great: 100%
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$55
27GB free
Firmware: P0801C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 502
Write 199
Mixed 266
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 17.4
108% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 32.8
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 16.3
44% 87.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
930GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 179
Mixed 159
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.38
118% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
748GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 180
Mixed 139
120% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.32
103% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$113
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.8
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71%
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 415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,009
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