MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.7% 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 above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 94.5
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 628
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
Zotac(19DA 2445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 136
Parallax 115
104% 125 fps
MRender 97.3
Gravity 124
Splatting 106
60% 109 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 109%
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: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
70GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 88 88 88 89 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd 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: 29%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 71%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
9GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 116 117 115 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd 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: 35%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$36
68GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 76 76 76 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd 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: 28%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 72%
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 above expectations (64th 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: 61%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 96%

 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 1,409 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: $1,646
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