MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.1% 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 Drive32.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 07:35
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 697
75% 583 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.1% Excellent
Lighting 101
Reflection 106
Parallax 101
82% 103 fps
MRender 92.9
Gravity 101
Splatting 98
80% 97.2 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 104 8.5 48 5.3 11 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32.6% Below average
Read 223
Write 101
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 31.2
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 14.6
58% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 72
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 119
83% 101 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
234GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 165 166 163 166 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 159
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 165
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.3% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 103%

 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 884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,008
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