MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 76%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.6% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (80%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:58
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 80%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 i5-7600K-$245
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 454
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 455
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 123
37% 108 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 95.1
Splatting 82.6
37% 86.3 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$75
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 291 294 305 308 293 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 310
Write 373
Mixed 272
SusWrite 294
71% 312 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 37
113% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 261
220% 321 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 126%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
915GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 133 141 128 137 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 93.2
Write 165
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 134
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 7.6
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 1,421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 69%
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Desktop 78%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $121

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $831
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