MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive56.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 17:13
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
1-Core 144
2-Core 262
97% 203 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 628
66% 519 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
Nvidia(10DE 12A6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 532
Reflection 448
Parallax 585
140% 522 fps
MRender 402
Gravity 463
Splatting 264
132% 376 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 132%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$188
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 69 116 56 53 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 444
Write 80.2
Mixed 109
SusWrite 72.6
38% 176 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 21.7
98% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 28.6
DQ Mixed 108
78% 105 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 94%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$22
58GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 86 87 89 90 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 489
Write 417
Mixed 381
SusWrite 112
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 20.1
114% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 33.5
78% 158 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 78%
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
65GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 138 136 137 135 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 455
Write 350
Mixed 202
SusWrite 141
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 14.5
72% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 37.3
43% 75.3 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
407GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 152 148 148 149 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 160
Write 146
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 149
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 28.3
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 28.6
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 59%
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 5,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,600
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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