MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 170%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 167%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics229% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive350% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 23:05
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 563
128% 565 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 847
MC Mixed 796
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,099
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Lighting 696
Reflection 618
Parallax 809
228% 708 fps
MRender 560
Gravity 674
Splatting 330
230% 521 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 229%
Great: 239%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1714 1709 1812 1840 1841 1829 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2,456
Write 1,966
Mixed 926
SusWrite 1,791
399% 1,784 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 76.8
277% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,316
DQ Write 1,257
DQ Mixed 1,124
889% 1,232 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 350%
Great: 354%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$90
238GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 468 488 493 493 493 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 492
Mixed 364
SusWrite 484
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 49.7
183% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 177
180% 293 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 122%
Great: 117%
WD Elements 25A3 2TB
641GB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 108 108 108 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 89
SusWrite 108
142% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
102% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 28.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
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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 4,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,568
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $601SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $95SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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