MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.7% 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 Drive241% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 22:45
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User BOL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 97.3
1-Core 121
2-Core 241
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 462
63% 462 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.7% Very good
Lighting 314
Reflection 305
Parallax 316
82% 311 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 292
Splatting 241
80% 246 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 1348 582 585 583 582 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 1,647
Write 1,566
Mixed 600
SusWrite 768
256% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 64.5
238% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,120
DQ Write 1,357
DQ Mixed 945
794% 1,141 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 241%
Great: 261%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
473GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 93 92 92 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 84.2
Write 71.8
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 92.1
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
613GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 131 131 130 127 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 140
Write 105
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 129
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 30.9
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 32.4
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 7,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,154
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