MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '18 at 21:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 734
79% 615 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Lighting 315
Reflection 303
Parallax 315
83% 311 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 291
Splatting 236
80% 245 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A59) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
6.7% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 31.2
Parallax 26.6
6% 27.4 fps
MRender 25.6
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.3
7% 28.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.7%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZHPU512HCGL-00004 512GB
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6501Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 516 524 537 500 548 519 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
111% Outstanding
Read 576
Write 468
Mixed 298
SusWrite 524
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 32.3
135% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 401
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 222
194% 293 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 30.2
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 29.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 101%
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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 1,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $874
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