MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.9% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:36
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 445
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 741
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 563
Reflection 514
Parallax 581
176% 553 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 549
Splatting 302
165% 372 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 401 411 391 421 386 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 342
Write 419
Mixed 299
SusWrite 397
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 37.8
154% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 255
210% 299 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 101%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 179 178 178 180 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 184
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 179
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.9
346% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.5% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 20.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 103%
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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 3,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,534
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HDDRAMUSB
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