MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.7% 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 Drive56.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime10.1 Days
Run DateApr 06 '19 at 03:16
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i3-7100-$132
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
62% Good
SC Int 112
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 325
QC Mixed 272
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 325
MC Mixed 304
45% 299 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 239
Parallax 277
90% 272 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 266
Splatting 182
96% 223 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 124 261 262 266 259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 446
Write 376
Mixed 273
SusWrite 206
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 14.5
72% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 87.5
DQ Mixed 15.3
35% 72.7 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 56%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
931GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 96 100 99 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 114
Write 100
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 97.6
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 27.8
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 27.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 87%
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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 5,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,126
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