MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 101%, 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.
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-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:50
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-6700K-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 515
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 726
108% 719 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 397
Parallax 422
130% 421 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 424
Splatting 257
129% 310 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 133%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$298
583GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$298
70GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 419
Mixed 427
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 35.2
169% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 134
154% 266 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
262GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 148
Write 148
Mixed 127
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.35
101% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 48.6
MC Mixed 32.8
120% 41.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 48.1
SC Mixed 34
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 117%
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 M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 1,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,224
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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