MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics113% 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 Drive228% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 04 '20 at 15:05
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 95.7
1-Core 124
2-Core 228
88% 149 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 648
67% 526 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 448
Reflection 401
Parallax 459
118% 436 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 425
Splatting 263
113% 313 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 792 576 574 573 567 567 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,852
Write 1,618
Mixed 582
SusWrite 608
259% 1,165 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 58.9
219% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,106
DQ Write 1,115
DQ Mixed 902
736% 1,041 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 228%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 202 204 204 204 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 151
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 203
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 27.8
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 42.9
SC Mixed 28.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 109%

 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 1,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,268
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