MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive250% 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 01:06
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 146
2-Core 284
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 771
80% 629 Pts
64-Core 759
51% 759 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 156
Reflection 242
Parallax 156
126% 185 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 180
Splatting 124
139% 146 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 132%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$82
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 804 589 580 561 546 525 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,098
Write 1,630
Mixed 666
SusWrite 601
277% 1,249 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 68.3
249% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 1,155
DQ Mixed 837
724% 1,070 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 250%
Great: 256%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$28
549GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 148 150 152 152 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 149
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 151
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 27.6
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 32.3
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 107%

 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 2,624 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: 64% - Good Total price: $1,202
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