MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive235% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:36
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 514
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 752
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$292
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 202
Parallax 217
71% 219 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 214
Splatting 167
76% 177 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$115
136GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 2,047
Write 1,123
Mixed 1,151
317% 1,440 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 46.1
221% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 177
195% 333 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 235%
Great: 263%
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$110
102GB free
Firmware: RG21 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 498
Write 199
Mixed 252
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 27.1
136% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 44.9
73% 140 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$69
3TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 157
Mixed 155
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.27
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 28.3
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 32.1
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.7%
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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,174
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HDDRAMUSB
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