MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Gaming 123%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics155% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 05 '18 at 15:47
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 132
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 443
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 698
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 515
Reflection 491
Parallax 574
166% 527 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 480
Splatting 266
147% 333 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 155%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
619GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 500
Mixed 511
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 37.6
185% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 32.4
108% 236 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$44
484GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 155
Write 127
Mixed 163
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.16
56% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBD 8313 CL16-16-16 D4-2400 8313 CL16-16-16 D4-2400 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
77.6% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 23.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 23.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 79%
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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 3,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 124%
Desktop 117%
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,565
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