MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory20.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime5 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:14
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-7500-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 433
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 419
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 219
Reflection 201
Parallax 214
67% 211 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 212
Splatting 161
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU800NS38 128GB
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 349 399 371 375 212 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 398
Write 362
Mixed 311
SusWrite 339
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 43.7
148% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 154
138% 202 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 107%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
74GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 134 134 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 464
Write 358
Mixed 327
SusWrite 157
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 40.5
146% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 168
178% 296 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 109%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
433GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 388 442 415 435 452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 469
Mixed 398
SusWrite 416
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 61.9
210% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 358
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 126%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
767GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 100 52 66 114 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 150
Write 164
Mixed 84
SusWrite 95.6
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14/8G KHX2400C15/16G 24GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 16384 MB
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.3
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62%
Great: 74%
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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 3,612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,109
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