MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.67% 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 Drive115% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:28
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 538
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 798
117% 785 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A62) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
9.67% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 29.7
Parallax 26.1
8% 26.9 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 21.9
Splatting 36.8
11% 27.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.67%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 399
Mixed 422
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 47
181% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 126
147% 257 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.7
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 103%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
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