MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:01
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 way below expectations (7th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 406
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 668
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$470
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 349
Parallax 360
45% 244 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 349
Splatting 226
112% 256 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 130%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
514GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 141 147 141 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 151
Write 148
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 140
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$191
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.5
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.3%
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 3,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,135
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