MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime6 Days
Run DateSep 07 '19 at 06:34
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 280
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 740
78% 608 Pts
64-Core 740
50% 740 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 100%
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 (42nd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 483
Parallax 587
135% 528 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 511
Splatting 282
133% 348 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 132%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 123 123 122 127 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 453
Mixed 316
SusWrite 125
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 59.7
214% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 306
246% 346 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
376GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 383 480 460 459 337 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 459
Mixed 437
SusWrite 407
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 67.2
230% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 132%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 28.3
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 32.7
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 5,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,599
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