MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, 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 Drive51.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory58.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5431 x 3055 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 04:18
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 644
74% 567 Pts
64-Core 708
48% 708 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 492
Reflection 497
Parallax 588
129% 526 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 506
Splatting 274
132% 345 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 131%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 7.6 4.1 6.6 3.3 3.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 515
Write 0.8
Mixed 30.3
SusWrite 5.2
29% 138 MB/s
4K Read 72
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.6
114% 26.2 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 125%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$430
930GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1342 1234 1225 1228 1235 1235 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 1,560
Write 1,682
Mixed 926
SusWrite 1250
304% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 61.2
220% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,496
DQ Write 1,115
DQ Mixed 1,001
831% 1,204 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 264%
Great: 298%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$52
893GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 100 97 97 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 108
Write 100
Mixed 73
SusWrite 98.1
70% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 60%
MD3000GBDS 3TB
713GB free
Firmware: KF06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 132 128 96 107 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
75% Very good
Read 145
Write 140
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 116
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75%
Great: 90%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$100
310GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 107 106 116 120 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61% Good
Read 95.5
Write 101
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 117
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61%
Great: 110%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
303GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.1 0.2 0.2 1.4 18 21 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 113
Write 23.3
Mixed 21
SusWrite 6.9
30% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 31% Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 125%
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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 4,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,551
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