MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 190%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 166%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics227% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive318% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '22 at 11:30
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 95.3
1-Core 146
2-Core 226
92% 156 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 724
70% 563 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 258
Parallax 294
244% 285 fps
MRender 327
Gravity 245
Splatting 177
207% 250 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 227%
Great: 228%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$111
597GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 915 1086 1237 1241 1225 1172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
318% Outstanding
Read 2,548
Write 2,249
Mixed 1,606
SusWrite 1146
422% 1,887 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 88.8
299% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,356
DQ Write 1,028
DQ Mixed 1,146
870% 1,177 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 318%
Great: 369%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 26.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 28.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 25: 3R 1G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
25% 39% 28 346 286 60 27" 2560 1440 ACI27EC ROG PG279Q
History: Score 15: 1R 2G 4B | Score 25: 3R 1G 7B
Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 4,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $819
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