MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive270% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 10 '17 at 20:39
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 540
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 841
MC Mixed 740
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 189
Parallax 208
67% 205 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 201
Splatting 132
71% 164 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$163
179GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 2,489
Write 1,342
Mixed 1,715
408% 1,849 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 58.2
208% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 650
DQ Write 451
DQ Mixed 179
234% 427 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 270%
Great: 251%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$61
660GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 156
Write 153
Mixed 126
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.22
68% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 27.8
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 44.9
SC Mixed 31.7
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 1,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $123

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,064
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