MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive105% 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 09:45
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Memory 86.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 248
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 631
68% 530 Pts
64-Core 634
43% 634 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 515
Reflection 486
Parallax 588
135% 530 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 500
Splatting 267
130% 338 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB-$140
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 299 275 234 287 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 458
Mixed 331
SusWrite 280
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.7
177% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 222
192% 285 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
37% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 10.9
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 37%
Great: 92%

 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 1,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,273
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