MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 05:10
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$337
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 458
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 741
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 109%
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 (48th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 507
Reflection 479
Parallax 587
166% 524 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 512
Splatting 278
154% 347 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 159%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 464
Write 448
Mixed 319
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 56.8
201% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 308
247% 347 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 108%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
456GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 402 465 447 447 341 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 442
Mixed 434
SusWrite 405
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.7
210% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 365 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 125%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 28.5
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 31.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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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 4,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,544
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