MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:08
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 430
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 776
MC Mixed 738
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$225
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 206
Parallax 216
69% 217 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 212
Splatting 169
75% 176 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 291 292 292 291 291 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 291
Mixed 269
SusWrite 290
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 42.8
183% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 242
201% 294 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 164 165 167 164 164 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 128
Write 125
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 165
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.2
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 22.8
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 104%
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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 3,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,049
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $225Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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