MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.9% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 08 '17 at 22:23
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 482
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 755
112% 753 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 173
Reflection 171
Parallax 246
62% 197 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 180
Splatting 128
64% 149 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$170
215GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 518
Write 341
Mixed 357
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 10.5
106% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 9.77
82% 194 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 190
Mixed 176
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 25.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 27.4
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 104%
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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 1,613 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) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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HDDRAMUSB
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