MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 22 '20 at 00:02
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 98.7
2-Core 191
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 390
54% 395 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Lighting 146
Reflection 120
Parallax 133
38% 133 fps
MRender 83
Gravity 128
Splatting 86.1
34% 99 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 217 226 220 226 216 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 445
Write 364
Mixed 174
SusWrite 212
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 16.2
79% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 36.3
49% 88.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 23.7
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 19.5
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI H270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $899
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