MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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 @ 3.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '17 at 14:11
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 409
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 767
MC Mixed 739
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 203
Parallax 217
71% 218 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 209
Splatting 168
75% 175 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$135
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 496
Mixed 501
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 41.6
189% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 31.7
108% 236 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 123%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$196
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 48.3
MC Mixed 33.6
120% 42 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 32.3
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 46.4
86% 46.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 117%
Great: 121%
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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 3,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,511
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