MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 91%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive52.2% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:01
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$213
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 468
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 439
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 61% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Galax TA1D0240A 240GB
18GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 323
Write 300
Mixed 370
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 9.49
63% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 9.15
20% 42.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 85%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
922GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 127
Write 183
Mixed 144
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 5.32
4K Mixed 0.71
214% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
65.7% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 14.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.7%
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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,152
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