MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive62.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 03:44
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$250
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 486
66% 484 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 481
Parallax 590
133% 526 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 500
Splatting 265
130% 339 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 130%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 49 46 47 42 39 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 408
Write 98.5
Mixed 109
SusWrite 50
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 18.6
116% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 48
77% 155 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
306GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 386 476 490 492 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 486
Mixed 408
SusWrite 440
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67.5
230% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$80
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 106 108 108 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 132
Write 109
Mixed 82
SusWrite 106
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 28.5
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 103%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 6,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,113
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