MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive330% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 21:59
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 123
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 395
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 740
109% 732 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1552 1584 1580 1633 1642 1371 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
330% Outstanding
Read 2,584
Write 1806
Mixed 942
SusWrite 1,560
384% 1723 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 74
259% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,251
DQ Write 1,060
DQ Mixed 1,026
804% 1,112 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 330%
Great: 353%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$97
152GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 479 478 485 455 359 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 489
Mixed 360
SusWrite 454
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 58.9
206% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 336
260% 354 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 128%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 167 167 167 167 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 131
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 165
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Ultra 64GB
29GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 38 43 43 41 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 141
Write 53.2
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 39
72% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 2.7
145% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 31.9
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 32.1
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 4,742 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,040
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $761SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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