MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive243% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory20.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 00:12
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 140
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 572
QC Mixed 512
117% 519 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 744
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
Gigabyte(1458 3711) ≥ 4GB; XTtreme Gaming
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 443
Reflection 419
Parallax 442
137% 435 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 443
Splatting 270
141% 323 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 139%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
173GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 479
Mixed 465
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 33.2
148% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 43
73% 133 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
160GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 484
Write 335
Mixed 338
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 22.8
110% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 37.1
75% 153 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 94%
Samsung 960 EVO 250GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,073
Write 1,479
Mixed 1,379
364% 1,644 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 53.8
203% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 49.8
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 108
101% 148 MB/s
Poor: 212%
This bench: 243%
Great: 321%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$74
522GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 163
Write 130
Mixed 137
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 113%
Lexar microSD RDR 64GB
46GB free, PID b051
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 91.3
Write 64.7
Mixed 63
89% 73 MB/s
4K Read 9.94
4K Write 3.55
4K Mixed 2.43
240% 5.31 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 41%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$8
25GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 123
Write 48.6
Mixed 66.8
89% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.73
81% 2.85 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK8GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 24GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 30.2
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 42.1
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 101%
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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 3,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,052
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