MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 76%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 71%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '17 at 13:41
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 146
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 432
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 756
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 206
Parallax 222
73% 224 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 217
Splatting 173
77% 180 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
111GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 497
Mixed 502
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 33.5
182% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 85.1
132% 249 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$228
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 47.2
MC Mixed 31.9
116% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 49.4
SC Mixed 33.3
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 46.8
86% 46.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
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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 2,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 126%
Desktop 125%
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $213

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,595
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