MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 75%
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 72%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 94.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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 14:23
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 150
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 424
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 822
MC Mixed 774
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94.4%
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 (75th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 205
Parallax 219
72% 221 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 217
Splatting 163
76% 177 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
110GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 499
Mixed 504
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 33
180% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 32.5
112% 245 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 120%
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 @ 3867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 48.6
MC Mixed 33.5
121% 42.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 33.8
99% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 118%
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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