MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics183% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.5% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:06
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 498
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 717
MC Float 892
MC Mixed 780
119% 796 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$759
Asus(1043 85EA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2872 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Lighting 601
Reflection 569
Parallax 628
189% 599 fps
MRender 298
Gravity 589
Splatting 328
179% 405 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 183%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$235
697GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 496
Write 338
Mixed 319
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 22
107% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 44.2
95% 200 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 84%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$120
151GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 347
Mixed 346
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 25.4
146% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 43.5
98% 205 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$63
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 169
Mixed 157
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.32
86% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$63
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 161
Write 140
Mixed 159
116% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.31
79% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 44.2
MC Mixed 31.6
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.6
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 34.8
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 45.1
89% 45.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 113%
Great: 118%
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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 1,488 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) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,165
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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