MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive219% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '18 at 09:36
Run Duration295 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 511
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 515
78% 522 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 190
Parallax 197
67% 205 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 213
Splatting 166
77% 179 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
733GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 499
Mixed 513
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 44.8
176% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 28.2
106% 234 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 2,062
Write 1,165
Mixed 1,114
319% 1,447 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 28.7
178% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 28.4
101% 222 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 219%
Great: 236%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 155
Write 149
Mixed 137
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 100%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
832GB free
Firmware: 0637
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 75.7
Write 86.7
Mixed 102
67% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.24
64% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 68%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 64GB-$13
28GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 168
Write 65.1
Mixed 91.3
121% 108 MB/s
4K Read 8.05
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.57
131% 3.67 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$157
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 26
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84%
Great: 105%
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 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 2,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $820
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Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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