MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive105% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 11:46
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 96.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 268
97% 168 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 741
73% 584 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88%
Great: 98%
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 below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 479
Parallax 536
135% 509 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 509
Splatting 282
132% 347 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 132%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 129 131 133 157 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 449
Mixed 320
SusWrite 142
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.2
200% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 308
247% 347 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$67
457GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 378 478 455 456 323 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 448
Mixed 413
SusWrite 408
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 46.2
168% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 365 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.5
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 32.3
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%

 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 1,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,637
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