MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.6% 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 Drive107% 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.
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 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 09 '18 at 19:38
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
1-Core 141
2-Core 237
91% 189 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 726
77% 600 Pts
64-Core 720
48% 720 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$271
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Lighting 232
Reflection 203
Parallax 238
61% 224 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 211
Splatting 166
58% 175 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Drevo X1 SSD 240GB
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0202A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 443
Mixed 482
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 26.5
149% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 24.6
104% 231 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
WL1500GSA6454G 1.5TB
474GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 130
Write 106
Mixed 118
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 68%
Mass Storage Device 500GB
374GB free, PID 6116
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
15.2% Very poor
Read 38.7
Write 38.1
Mixed 28.6
44% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.23
23% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 30.7
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30.4
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,043
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