MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive80.5% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:59
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 497
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 737
110% 732 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
Asus(1043 85E8) ≥ 4GB; asus GTX 1080 oc 11gbps
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 413
Parallax 435
138% 434 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 427
Splatting 260
137% 312 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 137%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$60
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 513
Write 350
Mixed 350
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 10.3
96% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 47.5
94% 190 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
374GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 159
97% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.25
89% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FDD2 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 125%
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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 3,426 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: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,077
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