MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.65% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive385% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '20 at 15:14
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 129
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 696
79% 607 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
MSI(1462 7A57) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
6.65% Terrible
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 30.9
Parallax 26.7
6% 27.4 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 37.3
7% 28.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.65%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$145
455GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1884 2093 2043 1990 2046 2061 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
385% Outstanding
Read 2,643
Write 1,966
Mixed 1,178
SusWrite 2,020
436% 1,952 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 87
311% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,454
DQ Write 1,260
DQ Mixed 1,344
1,011% 1,353 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 385%
Great: 396%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 30.6
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 34.2
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%

 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 1,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,646
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