MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.4% 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 Drive125% 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 (17%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 17 '17 at 14:43
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 152
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 460
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 862
MC Mixed 803
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$95
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 262
Reflection 224
Parallax 236
78% 241 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 238
Splatting 182
82% 191 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
107GB 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)
125% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 496
Mixed 505
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 54.6
212% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 33.1
74% 143 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$241
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 48
MC Mixed 33.5
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 50.8
SC Mixed 33.1
105% 36.6 GB/s
Latency 45.6
88% 45.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 119%
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 2,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,359
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