MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime10.9 Days
Run DateJul 19 '18 at 08:29
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-7500-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 90.6
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 412
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 445
MC Mixed 426
64% 428 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 190
Parallax 210
67% 207 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 208
Splatting 166
74% 173 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 389 424 436 446 421 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 450
Mixed 389
SusWrite 417
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.4
201% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 123%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 73 48 45 70 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 91.5
Write 97.5
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 65.5
51% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.1
47% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 35
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 28.3
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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 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 3,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,072
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