MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 10:56
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
89.4% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 271
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 744
78% 609 Pts
64-Core 740
50% 740 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.4%
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 way below expectations (20th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 480
Parallax 533
135% 508 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 484
Splatting 264
126% 333 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 126%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 470
Write 453
Mixed 312
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 59.2
214% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 308
247% 347 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
456GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 404 470 454 454 329 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 456
Mixed 435
SusWrite 410
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 66.6
223% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 130%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 32.1
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
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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 5,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,566
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