MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.4% 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 Drive112% 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 (18%). 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:13
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 547
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 534
124% 545 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 760
112% 753 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 288
Parallax 293
92% 294 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 280
Splatting 227
101% 237 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 407
Mixed 418
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 39
177% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 102
132% 236 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 166
Mixed 176
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$144
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.2
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 25.1
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78%
Great: 88%
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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 3,232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,390
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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