MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Gaming 77%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.2% 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.
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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '17 at 21:30
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 above expectations (69th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 518
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 732
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2227 MHz, MLim: 2352 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 296
Parallax 306
34% 201 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 300
Splatting 234
106% 246 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$147
165GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 483
Write 338
Mixed 336
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 26.1
114% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 47.1
96% 197 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 86%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
540GB free
Firmware: 0711
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 128
Write 137
Mixed 106
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 7.87
4K Mixed 0.56
240% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 104%
WD Elements 2TB
540GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 36.4
Write 36.8
Mixed 21.6
39% 31.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.21
81% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.9%
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 above expectations (61st percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 24.9
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.9%
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 Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,140
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