MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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 Drive114% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 00:52
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.9% Excellent
1-Core 150
2-Core 301
106% 226 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 552
64% 485 Pts
64-Core 547
37% 547 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.9%
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: 436.30
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 480
Parallax 588
135% 527 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 505
Splatting 276
131% 344 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 131%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 125 132 132 152 158 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 481
Mixed 334
SusWrite 136
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 62
224% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 310
248% 348 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 114%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
322GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 420 492 497 477 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 496
Mixed 473
SusWrite 420
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66.6
230% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 134%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 28.8
102% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 32.7
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 47.4
84% 47.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
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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 5,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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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