MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.4% 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 Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 20:14
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 150
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 460
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 859
MC Mixed 797
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 207
Parallax 223
72% 223 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 219
Splatting 174
78% 181 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
111GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 498
Mixed 499
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 33
182% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 50.9
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 33.2
72% 139 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 113%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$224
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 43.4
MC Write 47.5
MC Mixed 33.7
119% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 48.8
SC Mixed 32.8
101% 35.4 GB/s
Latency 46.7
86% 46.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
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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 3,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,525
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