MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive165% 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-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:23
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 572
123% 541 Pts
MC Int 724
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 784
115% 769 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 305
Parallax 320
102% 321 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 304
Splatting 235
107% 248 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
103GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,250
Write 723
Mixed 947
215% 973 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 42.1
214% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 175
129% 161 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 165%
Great: 218%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
614GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 132
Write 155
Mixed 109
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 4.91
4K Mixed 0.53
179% 2.05 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 104%
Maxtor 6L250S0 251GB-$46
214GB free
Firmware: BACE1G10 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 61.1
Write 63.2
Mixed 62.1
47% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.47
119% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 35%
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$20
89GB free
Firmware: 4.AAB Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 63.6
Write 63.4
Mixed 65.3
48% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE4G4D32AEEA.K8FE 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 33
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 47.6
SC Mixed 33.8
98% 34.3 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
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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 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,121
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