MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive257% 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 (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '18 at 04:02
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 157
SC Float 166
SC Mixed 160
129% 161 Pts
QC Int 611
QC Float 651
QC Mixed 631
143% 631 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 640
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 120%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 497
Reflection 253
Parallax 275
129% 342 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 286
Splatting 228
102% 239 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$73
233GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 418
Mixed 431
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 42.3
175% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 111
124% 211 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
WDC WDBNCE2500PNC-WRSN 250GB
134GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 502
Mixed 478
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 28.6
118% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.4
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 57.5
73% 122 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 102%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
69GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,773
Write 1,233
Mixed 1,463
400% 1,823 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 27.5
194% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 152
165% 277 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 257%
Great: 264%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 80.4
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.17
96% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 71%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
907GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 186
Mixed 158
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.34
136% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
907GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 190
Mixed 166
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.36
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.37
146% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$214
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 44.5
MC Mixed 30.1
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 31.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
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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 (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $978
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