MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime15.8 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '18 at 07:55
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 448
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 712
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 283
Parallax 306
98% 305 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 291
Splatting 220
101% 236 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.46% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 13.4
4% 12.6 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.2
5% 11.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.46%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
225GB free
Firmware: R031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 480
Write 344
Mixed 342
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 23.2
111% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 34.7
52% 91.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 96%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 457
Write 125
Mixed 182
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 17.5
116% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 70.4
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 33.6
46% 80.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 73%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$115
886GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 167
Mixed 167
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 4.86
4K Mixed 0.8
209% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$115
809GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 159
Mixed 141
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 5.18
4K Mixed 0.83
218% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 91%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
64.5% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 18.9
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 100%
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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 M6 AC (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,053
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