MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive80.6% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:54
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 i5-7600K-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 557
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 574
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 560
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$188
210GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 508
Write 349
Mixed 353
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 9.85
94% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 46.3
98% 204 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 176
Mixed 181
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 28.5
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 29.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.2%
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 1,415 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) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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HDDRAMUSB
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