MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 77.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics133% 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 Drive59.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime15.1 Days
Run DateSep 06 '18 at 23:03
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 (10th percentile)
77.9% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 115
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 391
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 403
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 390
Parallax 453
134% 422 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 406
Splatting 254
132% 301 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 128 128 128 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 345
Write 456
Mixed 239
SusWrite 127
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 19.3
111% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 101
82% 116 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 94%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
225GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 92 88 87 94 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 160
Write 172
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 92
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 111%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 185 189 184 190 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 192
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 187
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$82
547GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 127 128 127 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 121
Write 129
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 128
71% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 110%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
718GB free, PID 0100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 87 87 87 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 91.3
Write 92.2
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 87
101% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.9
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 97%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 3,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,056
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