MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive162% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 00:40
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
78.8% Very good
Memory 88
1-Core 109
2-Core 204
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 570
61% 473 Pts
64-Core 575
39% 575 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$170
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.8% Above average
Lighting 215
Reflection 176
Parallax 226
57% 206 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 200
Splatting 121
54% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 256GB
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 396 381 425 267 287 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,519
Write 756
Mixed 120
SusWrite 355
150% 688 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 33.9
140% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 933
DQ Mixed 544
496% 751 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 162%
Great: 215%
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$27
43GB free
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 23 143 61 64 50 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 424
Write 277
Mixed 271
SusWrite 83.9
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 18.3
74% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 72.7
DQ Mixed 29.5
39% 72.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
687GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 156 160 160 160 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 168
Mixed 85.1
SusWrite 158
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
245GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 140 147 149 149 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 147
Write 143
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 146
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 23.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 90%

 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 1,293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

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

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