MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 30 '19 at 09:21
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 272
98% 206 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 742
81% 626 Pts
64-Core 754
51% 754 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93%
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 as expected (44th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 510
Reflection 480
Parallax 529
134% 506 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 514
Splatting 278
133% 348 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 132%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 122 126 132 129 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 452
Mixed 323
SusWrite 127
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 59.6
214% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 309
248% 348 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
439GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 382 473 457 454 342 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 462
Mixed 445
SusWrite 410
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 67.2
228% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 131%
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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 29.5
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
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 5,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,561
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