MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '17 at 02:36
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-7600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 552
126% 554 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 566
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Gigabyte(1458 3741) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 196
Parallax 210
70% 213 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 208
Splatting 164
74% 174 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
32GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 395
Write 20.6
Mixed 201
44% 206 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 2.2
79% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 7.09
64% 145 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 79%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$41
907GB free
Firmware: AX0P2D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62% Good
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 101
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 62%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
864GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 156
Mixed 154
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.25
111% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 25.6
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $860
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