MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:07
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 484
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 738
110% 733 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 241
Reflection 200
Parallax 217
72% 219 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 220
Splatting 169
77% 180 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
JAJS300M240C 240GB
171GB free
Firmware: P0115G Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 486
Write 47.9
Mixed 85.2
44% 206 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 15.8
60% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 42.6
DQ Mixed 27.7
37% 70.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 81%
HFS256G39MND-2300A 256GB
110GB free
Firmware: 20200L00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 501
Write 276
Mixed 348
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 23.2
117% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 58.2
107% 215 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$167
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.4% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.4%
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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 1,423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,071
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