MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 68.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive352% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 16:14
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
68.5% Good
1-Core 129
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 464
58% 435 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.1% Good
Lighting 241
Reflection 208
Parallax 220
61% 223 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 224
Splatting 170
58% 181 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$213
800GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1353 1811 1765 1534 1531 1479 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
352% Outstanding
Read 2412
Write 2,170
Mixed 1535
SusWrite 1,579
431% 1924 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 92.8
306% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,648
DQ Write 1231
DQ Mixed 1,407
1,061% 1,429 MB/s
Poor: 223%
This bench: 352%
Great: 381%
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$38
238GB free
Firmware: P1021A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 424 428 445 443 443 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 391
Write 388
Mixed 328
SusWrite 435
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 43.3
141% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 258
206% 284 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$53
287GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 90 91 88 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 84
Write 65.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 89.4
55% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 28
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 27.3
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 104%
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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 5,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,112
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HDDRAMUSB
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