MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 05:37
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
96% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 280
99% 211 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 741
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 738
50% 738 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 481
Parallax 585
134% 525 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 514
Splatting 267
133% 344 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 132%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 127 131 131 177 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 450
Mixed 313
SusWrite 141
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 55.4
191% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 306
246% 346 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
457GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 381 476 453 455 327 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 452
Mixed 406
SusWrite 406
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 44.8
164% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 28.7
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 33
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 5,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,599
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