MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 27 '19 at 23:37
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 265
96% 202 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 734
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.2%
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 expectations (37th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 472
Parallax 532
133% 504 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 505
Splatting 278
131% 343 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 130%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 121 120 121 123 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 495
Mixed 317
SusWrite 132
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 61.9
224% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 314
250% 350 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 114%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
76GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 222 188 184 185 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 495
Mixed 471
SusWrite 212
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 66.1
231% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 365 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 122%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 32.6
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 5,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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: $1,561
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