MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.7% 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 Drive129% 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)
Memory13.2 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 14:47
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 539
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 808
120% 801 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 260
Reflection 224
Parallax 236
78% 240 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 238
Splatting 188
83% 193 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$135
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 498
Mixed 499
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 53.9
211% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 122
144% 245 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 129%
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 (94th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 47.9
MC Mixed 33.6
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 34.2
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 45.6
88% 45.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 119%
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: $1,508
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