MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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 Drive218% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:20
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 454
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 744
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 481
Reflection 450
Parallax 440
144% 457 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 545
Splatting 298
164% 371 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 156%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$124
126GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 2,060
Write 1,222
Mixed 1,168
327% 1,483 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 28.4
194% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 58.9
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 27.8
43% 78 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 218%
Great: 268%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$66
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 121
Write 134
Mixed 125
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.22
103% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 86%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
519GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 75.9
Write 69.8
Mixed 54.4
83% 66.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.23
74% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 31.9
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 29.1
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
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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 2,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,374
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