MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.57% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive96.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:27
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$338
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 349
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 417
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 626
82% 555 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A57) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.57% Terrible
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 29.5
Parallax 26.5
8% 26.8 fps
MRender 23.1
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 37.7
11% 27.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.57%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$84
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 409
Mixed 416
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 26.6
153% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 43.9
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 25.5
59% 115 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 20.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 17.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 94%
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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 3,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,478
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