MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Gaming 113%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics147% 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 Drive84.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). 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)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 16:40
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 way below expectations (11th percentile)
77% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 220
84% 174 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 694
68% 545 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 509
Parallax 624
144% 561 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 575
Splatting 297
148% 380 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 147%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 145 145 167 168 149 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 401
Write 261
Mixed 266
SusWrite 156
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.4
160% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 197
152% 206 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 83%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$40
61GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 173 158 137 132 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 158
Write 135
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 144
84% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
384% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 87%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
54.5% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 15.6
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 14.8
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 54.5%
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 5,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 75%

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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