MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 23:42
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.6% Good
SC Int 79
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 78.6
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 386
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 415
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$38
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 292
Write 85.2
Mixed 69.7
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 13.7
65% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 26.3
68% 140 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
167GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 113 114 115 112 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 132
Write 128
Mixed 73
SusWrite 111
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 19.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 1,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $833
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