MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Gaming 121%
Desktop 143%
Workstation 102%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive274% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:29
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 501
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 745
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 348
Parallax 335
115% 359 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 444
Splatting 259
140% 320 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 130%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$225
132GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 2,803
Write 1,347
Mixed 1,430
408% 1,860 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 46.7
223% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 111
134% 229 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 274%
Great: 282%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
11GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
68% Good
Read 108
Write 129
Mixed 132
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.37
89% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 31.6
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 31.7
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
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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 2,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 126%
Desktop 125%
Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $216

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,625
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