MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive92.9% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 11:54
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User LUX-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 549
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 752
112% 746 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$524
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 398
Parallax 428
135% 422 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 410
Splatting 252
132% 302 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 133%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$105
184GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 429
Mixed 492
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 12
124% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 19.1
93% 211 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
906GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 173
Mixed 149
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.29
106% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 30.5
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 30.7
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 121%
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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 1,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,094
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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