MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '18 at 02:31
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-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 i7-7700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 378
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 604
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 651
95% 638 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 365
Parallax 389
120% 380 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 380
Splatting 234
123% 281 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 121%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 496
Write 460
Mixed 387
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.3
204% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 344
259% 348 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 178 181 181 179 181 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 143
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 179
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.7
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%
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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 1,141 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 (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $962
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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