MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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. 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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
High background CPU (28%). 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 18 '20 at 20:05
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$362
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.1% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 221
83% 172 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 547
60% 462 Pts
64-Core 600
40% 600 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 357
Parallax 413
101% 385 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 371
Splatting 240
98% 271 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411030WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 264 255 261 262 260 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 340
Mixed 271
SusWrite 264
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 46.3
173% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 226
194% 289 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 149 149 148 148 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 136
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 148
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
790GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 161 159 157 155 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 148
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 157
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 19.6
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 19.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 105%
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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 5,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,594
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