MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics97% 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 Drive40.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 00:51
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$189
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
69.3% Good
Memory 82.5
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 180
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 344
45% 333 Pts
64-Core 362
24% 362 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Nvidia(10DE 1B82) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 344
Parallax 393
103% 376 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 370
Splatting 236
97% 268 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$60
425GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 372 414 416 416 418 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 455
Write 402
Mixed 395
SusWrite 404
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 23.9
80% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 50.7
101% 200 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 102%
WD Green 240GB (2016)
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 70 82 77 58 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 219
Write 304
Mixed 287
SusWrite 81.9
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 12.7
68% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 33.3
60% 117 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
539GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 150 151 150 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 152
Write 143
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 150
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 107%
WD WDS240G1G0A-00SS50 1TB
930GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 171 173 174 173 173 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 156
Write 172
Mixed 65
SusWrite 173
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2666 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.3% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 76.1
53% 76.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 96%
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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 6,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,607
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