MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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. 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 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 16:56
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
79.5% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 245
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 434
60% 438 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 299
Reflection 299
Parallax 342
78% 313 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 285
Splatting 228
78% 239 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 502
Write 448
Mixed 341
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.2
203% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 338
260% 354 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 117%
Transcend TS256GSSD230S 256GB
128GB free
Firmware: R0427BNR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 425 430 442 446 446 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 443
Mixed 423
SusWrite 428
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 55.7
187% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 244
197% 273 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016)-$60
423GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 145 149 149 146 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 142
Write 135
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 148
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 23.7
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 23.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $818
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