MSI H270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 73%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI H270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161207
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '18 at 19:10
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i3-7100-$115
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
69.4% Good
SC Int 117
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 326
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 326
48% 321 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 205
Parallax 221
71% 220 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 216
Splatting 163
76% 177 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
170GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 402
Mixed 410
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 45.1
172% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 106
128% 225 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$9
9GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 127
Write 40.6
Mixed 52
78% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.84
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.78
93% 2.65 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.6
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 79%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI H270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $895
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