MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateNov 24 '20 at 02:17
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 154
2-Core 298
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 812
87% 678 Pts
64-Core 829
56% 829 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
63.4% Good
Lighting 80.1
Reflection 81.8
Parallax 71.9
65% 77.9 fps
MRender 79.2
Gravity 76.1
Splatting 78.4
62% 77.9 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$170
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 468
Write 478
Mixed 404
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 43.6
168% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 307
224% 289 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
0GB free
Firmware: CC47
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 141
Write 111
Mixed 80.6
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 114%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
45GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 80 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 95.8
Write 91.4
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 81.4
100% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 21.2
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 25.4
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 88%

 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 2,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $986
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