MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics158% 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 Drive109% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:49
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 129
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 397
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 607
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 597
90% 597 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$729
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 482
Reflection 473
Parallax 603
163% 519 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 515
Splatting 274
154% 348 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 158%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
329GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 395
Mixed 414
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 42.5
168% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 122
140% 242 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 189
Mixed 167
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.24
90% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$236
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.7% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 15.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 88.3
45% 88.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 85%
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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 2,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,353
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