MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 83%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive105% 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:33
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 125
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 380
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 733
100% 669 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 83%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 391
Parallax 412
131% 411 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 416
Splatting 254
133% 304 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
425GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 413
Mixed 416
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 44.7
172% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 44
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 113
96% 132 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 201
Mixed 175
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.47
149% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 28.4
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 29.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 108%
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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 2,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,378
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