MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.2% 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 Drive133% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 05:16
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 95.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 270
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 718
74% 584 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2017 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 118
Parallax 107
90% 112 fps
MRender 94.7
Gravity 109
Splatting 105
86% 103 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Pro 512GB-$150
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 461 483 483 486 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 482
Mixed 449
SusWrite 455
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 63.9
219% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 133%
Great: 132%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
786GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 186 186 184 189 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 150
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 184
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 204 208 219 211 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 156
Mixed 78
SusWrite 206
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
122% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 26.6
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.3
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 66: 9R 7G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
66% 70% 23 341 278 165 31.5" 1920 1080 AUS32C3 ASUS VG328
Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 3,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $948
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