MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics32.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:32
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 440
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 644
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 68
Parallax 99.5
31% 89.3 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 94.4
Splatting 69
33% 76.3 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$63
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 487
Write 158
Mixed 257
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 15.2
123% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 44.7
93% 192 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 104%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 170
Mixed 171
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.24
110% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-17-17 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 24.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 26.6
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.7%
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 3,456 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: $1,058
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