MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive247% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 22:53
Run Duration260 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 460
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 484
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 172
Parallax 266
72% 217 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 198
Splatting 126
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
86GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 405
Mixed 418
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 47
180% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 110
141% 254 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
21GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,584
Write 1,177
Mixed 1,073
352% 1,611 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 31.5
187% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 511
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 163
182% 315 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 247%
Great: 270%
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
449GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 85.9
Mixed 84.4
66% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 52%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 4GB
3GB free, PID 1603
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
6.7% Terrible
Read 20.5
Write 8.19
Mixed 12.2
16% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.92
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.03
31% 2.66 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.7%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 21.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 104%
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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 1,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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