MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive250% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime25 Days
Run DateAug 04 '19 at 22:07
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
1-Core 151
2-Core 295
105% 223 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 788
85% 659 Pts
64-Core 775
52% 775 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2940 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.39
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (119 fps cap detected)
33.3% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 119
Parallax 119
31% 119 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 119
Splatting 120
37% 119 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$96
504GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1237 1232 1243 1280 632 529 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1500
Write 1,513
Mixed 1,116
SusWrite 1,026
290% 1,289 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 84
296% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 678
DQ Write 936
DQ Mixed 271
355% 628 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 250%
Great: 280%
Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$132
234GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 764 754 757 760 756 754 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1416
Write 734
Mixed 671
SusWrite 757
199% 895 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 67.8
235% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 857
DQ Write 748
DQ Mixed 672
540% 759 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 211%
Great: 211%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
466GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 169 157 160 157 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 146
Write 142
Mixed 108
SusWrite 166
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$25
438GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 126 126 126 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 126
Write 120
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 126
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 71%
WD My Book 1140 1TB
930GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 45 45 45 45 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
24.8% Poor
Read 43.3
Write 44
Mixed 29
SusWrite 44.5
54% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 26.3
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 28.1
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 105%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 6,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,031
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