MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 72.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime16.8 Days
Run DateMar 07 '19 at 10:59
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
72.8% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 352
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 401
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$208
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 195
Parallax 230
70% 217 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 206
Splatting 163
73% 171 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 219 210 213 209 213 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 403
Mixed 358
SusWrite 229
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53
184% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 219
191% 284 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 125%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB-$49
1TB free
Firmware: MK7OAA10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 75 75 74 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 72.8
Write 67.5
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 76.4
49% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 81%
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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 M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 4,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,577
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HDDRAMUSB
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