MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory24 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 10:00
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Memory 90.1
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 171
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 505
53% 413 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
3TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.5 17 13 10 9.8 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
3.6% Terrible
Read 1.2
Write 10.5
Mixed 3
SusWrite 11.3
5% 6.5 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 3.6%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 16GB
15GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.3 1.9 11 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
10% Very poor
Read 22
Write 0.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 8.1
9% 8.77 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.8
122% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$170
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 30.4
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 27.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 112%

 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 1,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,637
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