MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 10:35
Run Duration79 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 135
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 431
95% 417 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 561
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4993) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 289
Parallax 311
95% 302 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 277
Splatting 191
95% 220 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 113%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$219
62GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$205
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 30
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 28.4
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 123%
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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 2,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $151

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,144
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