MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 20:09
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i5-6500-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 84.9
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 92.2
73% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 327
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 340
52% 347 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2013 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 176
Parallax 188
62% 190 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 183
Splatting 155
69% 162 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$29
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 104
Mixed 90.7
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.67
135% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 72%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
511GB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 101
Write 109
Mixed 64.7
115% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.7
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 12.9
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 95%
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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 3,441 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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