MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive239% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 08:51
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
1-Core 162
2-Core 321
114% 242 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 628
85% 622 Pts
64-Core 625
42% 625 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 454
Reflection 405
Parallax 425
116% 428 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 440
Splatting 266
107% 320 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 853 636 636 635 633 613 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,720
Write 1,730
Mixed 622
SusWrite 668
264% 1,185 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 62.8
244% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,029
DQ Write 1,467
DQ Mixed 1,040
845% 1,179 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 239%
Great: 263%
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
141GB free
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 54 54 55 53 53 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 449
Mixed 390
SusWrite 91.3
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 50
176% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 249
209% 303 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 95%
Seagate ST3000VX004-1RU166 3TB
10GB free
Firmware: CV26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 81 81 82 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 85
Write 85.5
Mixed 66
SusWrite 81.3
59% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 106%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
893GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 171 170 170 172 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 150
Mixed 106
SusWrite 170
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2300 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 22.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 24.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 5,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,030
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