MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% 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 Drive58.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory24.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 05:36
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 258
96% 165 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 667
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 140
Parallax 130
98% 130 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 136
Splatting 119
108% 124 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 121 118 107 96 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 410
Write 149
Mixed 155
SusWrite 114
45% 207 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 22.1
89% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 63.5
DQ Mixed 92.1
90% 150 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 76%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$124
7GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,614
Write 2,195
Mixed 1,447
462% 2,085 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 79.3
270% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,008
DQ Mixed 1,128
847% 1,136 MB/s
Poor: 217% Great: 390%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$100
549GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 483 485 486 487 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 481
Mixed 466
SusWrite 484
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 60
205% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
38GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 73 73 78 83 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 76.7
Write 72.5
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 75.7
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
185% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 86%
SANDISK SDDR-489 128GB
45GB free, PID cfc9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 38 36 38 39 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 42.1
Write 37.1
Mixed 29
SusWrite 37.8
49% 36.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.4
227% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 32.9
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 47.2
SC Mixed 32.7
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 108%
Great: 136%

 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 2,993 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,223
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