MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 04:59
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 155
2-Core 309
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 809
85% 667 Pts
64-Core 808
54% 808 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 248
Reflection 210
Parallax 231
65% 230 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 225
Splatting 172
62% 187 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,140
Write 1,319
Mixed 662
301% 1,373 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 59.9
274% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,088
DQ Write 1,221
DQ Mixed 1,016
804% 1,109 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 232%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
105GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 488 489 494 494 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 495
Mixed 467
SusWrite 489
111% 492 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 66.2
227% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 137%
Great: 133%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
101GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 116 113 96 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 112
SusWrite 103
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 26.5
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.6
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 97%

 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 1,633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,284
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