MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics21% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 21:02
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 386
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 598
97% 650 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1970 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
21% Poor
Lighting 30.2
Reflection 55
Parallax 53.3
12% 46.2 fps
MRender 47.1
Gravity 76.5
Splatting 72.9
28% 65.5 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 21%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 431
Write 420
Mixed 346
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 50.8
169% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 86% Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
72GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 421 425 385 386 370 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 426
Write 419
Mixed 327
SusWrite 398
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 51.3
171% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 362
272% 362 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 111%
Great: 135%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
272GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 111 116 116 114 116 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 108
Write 22.3
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 111
57% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.3
224% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$29
400GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 90 91 90 87 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 87.3
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 88.5
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 78.CAGPW.ARC0B 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 28.5
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 22.2
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 109%
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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 4,513 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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