MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.8% 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 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 20:25
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 (46th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 122
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 493
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 746
MC Float 864
MC Mixed 805
120% 805 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2079 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 55.9
Reflection 228
Parallax 268
41% 184 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 242
Splatting 188
84% 196 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.8%
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 way above expectations (98th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 504
Mixed 502
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 49.5
206% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 47.4
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 33.2
73% 141 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 123%
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 (97th percentile)
121% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 48.8
MC Mixed 33.8
122% 42.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 51.9
SC Mixed 34.1
107% 37.5 GB/s
Latency 45.4
88% 45.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 121%
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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HDDRAMUSB
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