MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:18
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$335
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 478
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 730
108% 720 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$39
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 470
Write 191
Mixed 216
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 11
80% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 25.2
65% 141 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
504GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$33
237GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 99.4
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.46
104% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$33
97GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 116
Write 123
Mixed 97.1
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.54
106% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4-2400 CL16 16GB 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 25.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 25.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 84%
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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 M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 3,409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,478
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