MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive103% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '19 at 22:03
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
74.6% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 245
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 632
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 669
45% 669 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 447
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.7
95% 189 fps
Gravity 59.5
Splatting 59.2
25% 59.3 fps
Poor: 65% Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk Ultra II 1TB
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 288 261 271 238 237 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 432
Mixed 315
SusWrite 273
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48.1
170% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 237
199% 289 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$113
530GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 413 393 435 416 452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 450
Mixed 444
SusWrite 413
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56.2
191% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 173 161 170 166 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 171
Mixed 104
SusWrite 169
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 185 176 186 177 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 166
Mixed 101
SusWrite 182
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 19.6
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 131%
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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 4,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,495
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