MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive259% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateOct 19 '19 at 20:07
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 139
2-Core 264
96% 166 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 713
74% 582 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 119
Parallax 112
102% 118 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 104
Splatting 88.4
79% 111 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$95
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1064 1341 592 585 596 593 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 1,900
Write 1,728
Mixed 902
SusWrite 795
297% 1,331 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 73.1
268% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,257
DQ Write 1,101
DQ Mixed 934
767% 1,097 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 259%
Great: 260%
OCZ Vertex 460 240GB-$203
222GB free
Firmware: 1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 421 457 479 481 479 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 467
Mixed 370
SusWrite 444
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 40.8
157% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 280
226% 317 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 105%
WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 133 135 136 133 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 127
Write 141
Mixed 77
SusWrite 133
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 1.3
334% 3.27 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 137%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 31.8
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 31.3
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 49.7
81% 49.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%

 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 1,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,648
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HDDRAMUSB
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