MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics24.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:58
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 25%

 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 i5-7600-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 487
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 490
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2601) 1GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 353.30
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Lighting 68.2
Reflection 70
Parallax 65.6
21% 67.9 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 72.6
Splatting 57.8
27% 63.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
183GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 404
Mixed 413
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 28.2
157% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48.3
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 28.1
36% 61.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 91.1
Write 96.9
Mixed 91.4
70% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.16
66% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 57%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$69
287GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 93.2
Write 73.4
Mixed 87.2
64% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.35
101% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 71%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
42% Average
Read 100
Write 98.9
Mixed 72
114% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42%
Great: 43%
SanDisk Ultra 16GB
12GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 38.3
Write 21.2
Mixed 25.2
33% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.95
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 1.5
160% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 24.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 86%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 1,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,152
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