MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 109%
Desktop 147%
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive339% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 19 '19 at 08:34
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
1-Core 142
2-Core 281
99% 211 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 693
78% 596 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2537 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 404
Parallax 423
111% 419 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 430
Splatting 265
105% 315 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2140 798 795 792 799 800 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 2,682
Write 2,491
Mixed 1,969
SusWrite 1,020
457% 2,040 MB/s
4K Read 71.5
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 99.8
337% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,543
DQ Write 1,364
DQ Mixed 1,438
1,082% 1,448 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 339%
Great: 335%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3400C16-8GTZ 04CD F4-4000C19-8GTZKW 04CD F4-3400C16-8GTZ 04CD F4-4000C19-8GTZKW 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 32.2
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 32.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 4,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 75%
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $872
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