MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 03:14
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 404
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 403
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 336
Reflection 295
Parallax 327
103% 319 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 292
Splatting 207
100% 232 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk Ultra II 500GB
341GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 310
Mixed 388
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 26
141% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 59.4
106% 209 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
862GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 185
Mixed 150
127% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.27
93% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
WD My Passport 0741 2TB
2TB free, PID 0741
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43% Average
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 94.1
128% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 43%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C15 Series 04CD F4-2400C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2400C15-4GVR 8502 2400 C15 Series 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 27.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 24.7
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $650
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