MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.1% 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 Drive98.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170214
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateJan 07 '18 at 15:59
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 528
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 738
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$275
MSI(1462 3282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 241
Reflection 201
Parallax 213
71% 218 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 213
Splatting 166
78% 182 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$158
339GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 520
Write 351
Mixed 354
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 10.1
105% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 45.2
62% 106 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
80GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 27
156% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 46.2
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 90.6
92% 140 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 114%
Sandisk S128G 126GB
41GB free
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 455
Write 320
Mixed 291
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 8.53
43% 12.2 MB/s
DQ Read 17.8
DQ Write 3.58
DQ Mixed 9.55
7% 10.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 50%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$18
174GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 84.9
Write 79.5
Mixed 86.7
63% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.41
102% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25.1
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 26.9
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 103%
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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 PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $830
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