MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive227% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime13 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 18:20
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 432
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 755
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 297
Parallax 309
100% 312 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 302
Splatting 233
106% 246 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$300
238GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 501
Mixed 512
113% 503 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 25.8
147% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 82.8
128% 244 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
153GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 2,669
Write 1,012
Mixed 1,186
354% 1,622 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 26.6
186% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 59
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 27
42% 77.7 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 227%
Great: 261%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$245
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 31.7
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 31.2
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 45.2
89% 45.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
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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 2,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $213

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,605
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