MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive260% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 20:29
Run Duration79 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 158
SC Float 166
SC Mixed 162
130% 162 Pts
QC Int 555
QC Float 654
QC Mixed 567
134% 592 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 919
MC Mixed 810
123% 823 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 115%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 364
Reflection 319
Parallax 337
110% 340 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 324
Splatting 249
114% 266 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
59GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 2,798
Write 1,245
Mixed 1,404
398% 1,815 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 28.8
231% 92.6 MB/s
DQ Read 62.9
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 32.5
54% 101 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 260%
Great: 269%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 29.8
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 43.3
SC Mixed 33.5
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 43.2
93% 43.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
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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 1,230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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HDDRAMUSB
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