MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive67.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory23.8 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 06:11
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 146
2-Core 278
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 702
76% 587 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92%
Great: 96%
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 (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 139
Parallax 142
103% 136 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 137
Splatting 118
108% 124 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 206 189 153 85 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 479
Write 236
Mixed 220
SusWrite 152
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 26
102% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 71.4
DQ Mixed 121
105% 162 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 76%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
7GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,686
Write 2,198
Mixed 1563
476% 2,149 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 79.7
275% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 1048
DQ Mixed 1,167
876% 1,174 MB/s
Poor: 216% Great: 395%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
549GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 484 485 489 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 487
Mixed 459
SusWrite 484
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 62
209% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 132%
Great: 134%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
38GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 73 79 83 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 73.8
Write 73.4
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 76.6
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 85%
SANDISK SDDR-489 128GB
45GB free, PID cfc9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 42 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
24.1% Poor
Read 42.5
Write 40.8
Mixed 31.4
SusWrite 41.1
53% 39 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 3.3
217% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 24.1%
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 (66th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 33.4
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 49
SC Mixed 33.5
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 111%
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 2,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,231
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