MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 22:48
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Memory 97.7
1-Core 160
2-Core 198
94% 152 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 590
67% 511 Pts
64-Core 586
39% 586 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 98%
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 potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 478
Parallax 533
133% 506 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 497
Splatting 273
129% 339 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 127 132 133 133 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 333
SusWrite 143
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 61.7
224% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 305
245% 345 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 115%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$69
322GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 414 491 498 492 285 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 496
Mixed 468
SusWrite 422
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 66.9
235% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 136%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 32.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%

 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 1,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,641
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