MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.7% 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 Drive95.5% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 03:07
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$333
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
1-Core 149
2-Core 297
105% 223 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 733
77% 600 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
MSI(1462 3360) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 327
Parallax 315
88% 329 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 386
Splatting 243
94% 285 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 440 318 247 232 228 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 433
Write 436
Mixed 388
SusWrite 304
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.2
152% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 315
227% 296 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 99%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$60
90GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 430 221 155 156 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 468
Mixed 403
SusWrite 262
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.7
154% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 307
224% 289 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 30.8
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 31.2
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 4,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,518
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