MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 06:55
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%
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 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 way below expectations (13th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 86.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 239
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 602
63% 495 Pts
64-Core 632
42% 632 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 137
Parallax 128
105% 131 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 136
Splatting 116
107% 122 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 111 33 63 75 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 395
Write 206
Mixed 201
SusWrite 80.9
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 21.5
91% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 140
131% 211 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
113GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 80 88 120 102 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 145
Write 146
Mixed 108
SusWrite 94.2
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 21.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,932 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $860
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