MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Gaming 59%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics78% 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 Drive55.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 06:43
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
48% Average
SC Int 69.7
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 79
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 219
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 310
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 320
48% 322 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 48%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1115 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 163
Parallax 320
81% 237 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 219
Splatting 185
76% 178 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB
12GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 354
Write 88.5
Mixed 142
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 19.3
115% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 93.2
DQ Mixed 53
43% 59.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$154
108GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
7.37% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 9.21
Mixed 12.8
9% 12.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 3.08
4K Mixed 0.34
107% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 7.37%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 28.6
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.6
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 108%
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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 2,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 127%
Desktop 125%
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,378
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