MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics93.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 05:43
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
79.4% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 628
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Zotac(19DA 2445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 355
Parallax 368
96% 366 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 373
Splatting 243
91% 273 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 58.2
Write 238
Mixed 29
25% 108 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 29.6
120% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 171
134% 182 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$25
70GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 88 88 88 89 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 110
Write 116
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 90.8
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 72%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
9GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 116 117 115 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 121
Write 114
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 118
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$29
68GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 76 76 76 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 85
Write 81.8
Mixed 56
SusWrite 75.9
55% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 23.9
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 97%
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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 4,962 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,444
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