MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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.
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 Drive95.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateNov 01 '19 at 05:18
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 261
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 661
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 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 (31st percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 474
Parallax 578
133% 520 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 498
Splatting 272
130% 340 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 129%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 98 111 117 120 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 483
Mixed 319
SusWrite 111
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.5
191% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 134
126% 204 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
65GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 314 316 316 316 317 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 490
Mixed 466
SusWrite 320
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 62.3
211% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 386
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 (76th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.6
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 100%
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 5,078 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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