MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory30.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:04
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 583
QC Mixed 554
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 725
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 772
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (100 fps cap detected)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 99.6
Reflection 99.6
Parallax 99.6
31% 99.6 fps
MRender 99.6
Gravity 99.6
Splatting 99.6
42% 99.6 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 750GB
579GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 113% Great: 370%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 32.4
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 33.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 137%
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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 1,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,305
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