MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.89% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive90.3% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory20.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime6 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 04:17
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 88.4
1-Core 120
2-Core 221
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 553
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A72) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7263
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.89% Terrible
Lighting 8.1
Reflection 11.8
Parallax 8.56
7% 9.48 fps
MRender 11.7
Gravity 7.47
Splatting 16.4
7% 11.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.89%
Great: 7%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 147
Reflection 149
Parallax 131
121% 142 fps
Gravity 135
Splatting 107
19% 121 fps
Poor: 90% Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 76 77 70 65 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 383
Mixed 365
SusWrite 103
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.5
178% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 202
163% 223 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 124%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$95
363GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1598 997 593 588 596 592 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 1,843
Write 1,684
Mixed 648
SusWrite 827
279% 1,251 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 66
244% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,191
DQ Write 1,370
DQ Mixed 1010
836% 1,190 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 256%
Great: 259%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
215GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2253 784 784 799 809 809 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2470
Write 2,276
Mixed 1,724
SusWrite 1,040
420% 1,877 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 83.9
276% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 600
DQ Write 1,062
DQ Mixed 1,304
855% 988 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 285%
Great: 334%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
393GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 181 182 158 176 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 157
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 176
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 21.5
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 106%

 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 1,798 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $855
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