MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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.
Graphics75.1% 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 Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '18 at 20:51
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 (46th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 448
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 738
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB; Palit
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 209
Parallax 220
71% 221 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 221
Splatting 176
78% 183 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 133 124 130 127 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 431
Mixed 370
SusWrite 154
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.9
220% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 354
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
233GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 938 605 303 302 303 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 2,352
Write 1,404
Mixed 1,133
SusWrite 459
296% 1,337 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 85.4
295% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 979
DQ Write 1,117
DQ Mixed 1,004
768% 1,033 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 260%
Great: 271%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
176GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 216
Write 145
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 87.8
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
253% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$150
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.2% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 114%
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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 3,628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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