MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.4% 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 Drive228% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 03 '18 at 03:56
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 418
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 758
MC Mixed 721
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$323
EVGA(3842 5170) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 288
Parallax 303
93% 298 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 278
Splatting 225
100% 235 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,202
Write 1,287
Mixed 1,178
343% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 31.3
183% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 54.9
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 28.3
67% 131 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 228%
Great: 258%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
13GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 376
Mixed 407
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 23.2
132% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 61.7
117% 232 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
102GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 92
Write 85.6
Mixed 83.8
66% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.28
80% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 51%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$278
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,060
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HDDRAMUSB
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