MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 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 way below expectations (13th 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-$354
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 415
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 585
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 650
96% 646 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 271
Parallax 296
97% 297 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 294
Splatting 192
107% 246 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$27
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: 79%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
177GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 72 72 73 75 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th 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: 43%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
89GB free
Firmware: JC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 65 65 65 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th 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: 32%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 69%
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 way below expectations (14th 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: 72%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 79%
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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 4,511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,590
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