MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive242% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 10:21
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 118
2-Core 244
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 465
63% 464 Pts
64-Core 423
28% 423 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
PNY(196E 11D8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.1% Above average
Lighting 69.9
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 69.1
56% 71.8 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 72.4
Splatting 68.7
58% 69.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 807 1135 1162 700 245 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 1,502
Write 1,186
Mixed 1,043
SusWrite 701
248% 1,108 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 90.2
317% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 804
DQ Write 1,040
DQ Mixed 313
406% 719 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 242%
Great: 236%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$199
77GB free
Firmware: 3.AHG
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 44.7
Write 15.9
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 71.6
30% 40.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 44%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$28
385GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 130 139 139 139 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 139
Write 123
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 134
77% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 29.2
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 24.8
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 103%

 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 2,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,170
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