MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.8% 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 Drive102% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory0.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateAug 06 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 223
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 639
66% 517 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 75%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$124
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
49.8% Average
Lighting 190
Reflection 173
Parallax 182
50% 182 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 181
Splatting 145
50% 153 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 318 307 286 269 259 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 455
Mixed 343
SusWrite 301
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 43.4
156% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 347
264% 357 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
270GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 47 54 47 45 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 27
Write 69.2
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 49
36% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 5.4
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 114%
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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 6,421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,009
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