MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 23:26
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 90.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 239
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 639
67% 527 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$329
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 325
Reflection 271
Parallax 296
85% 297 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 294
Splatting 192
84% 246 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 12 14 14 15 11 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 34% Great: 81%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
177GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 72 72 73 75 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
49.5% Average
Read 98.7
Write 98.7
Mixed 65
SusWrite 73.6
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
89GB free
Firmware: JC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 65 65 65 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 69
Write 67.5
Mixed 55
SusWrite 64.8
47% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2400C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2400C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 22.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 6,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,607
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