MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive222% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 20 '17 at 12:56
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-7700K-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 447
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 716
MC Mixed 732
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
177GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 332
Mixed 397
92% 417 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 35.2
148% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 48.8
84% 161 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 95%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
153GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 2,014
Write 1,089
Mixed 1,163
313% 1,422 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.2
197% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 557
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 137
161% 290 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 222%
Great: 268%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$65
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 120
Write 123
Mixed 120
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.21
102% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 28.1
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 31.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 49.1
81% 49.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 103%
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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 M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,305
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