MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97% 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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:00
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 469
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 726
108% 720 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 553
Reflection 523
Parallax 624
175% 567 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 551
Splatting 291
142% 371 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 174%
Great: 184%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
106GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 187
Mixed 372
78% 357 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 47.7
172% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 126
132% 224 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$50
698GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 133
Mixed 129
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.29
96% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$270
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.3
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 120%
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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 785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,053
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
Intel Core i5-7600K $238Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $132SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $143SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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