MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 85.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 16:29
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
85.6% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 412
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 650
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$277
PowerColor(148C 2378) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 208
Reflection 198
Parallax 316
76% 241 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 217
Splatting 139
74% 170 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV1-8B256 256GB
61GB free
Firmware: G881201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
441GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 163
Mixed 144
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.31
99% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 29.6
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 27.9
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,102
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