MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 89.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive82.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '21 at 09:18
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$212
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Memory 95.7
1-Core 127
2-Core 250
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 471
65% 476 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKJ1A3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 123 144 74 52 36 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 409
Write 415
Mixed 337
SusWrite 102
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 42.6
161% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 147
140% 212 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 78%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
195GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 913 917 915 916 915 914 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,075
Write 919
Mixed 735
SusWrite 915
256% 1,161 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 58.8
232% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,090
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 377
364% 598 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 241%
Great: 242%
Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB-$150
217GB free
Firmware: AV002E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 103 102 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 121
Write 123
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 103
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 30.1
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 29.6
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,225
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