MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics112% 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 Drive62% 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)
Memory24.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 05:28
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 below expectations (25th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 137
2-Core 200
88% 145 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 664
65% 517 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 139
Reflection 143
Parallax 132
113% 138 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 140
Splatting 120
111% 128 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 140 135 131 111 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
62% Good
Read 461
Write 184
Mixed 212
SusWrite 124
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 23.7
94% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 98.5
90% 144 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62%
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 2,573
Write 2,136
Mixed 1,428
453% 2,045 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 75.9
262% 93.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,236
DQ Write 978
DQ Mixed 1,081
816% 1,098 MB/s
Poor: 217% Great: 390%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$115
545GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 484 488 487 489 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 481
Mixed 459
SusWrite 486
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 62.2
207% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
24GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 72 74 72 72 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 83.3
Write 80.6
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 71.8
55% 74 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.6
162% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 86%
SANDISK SDDR-489 128GB
45GB free, PID cfc9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 36 37 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 41
Write 37
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 36.7
47% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 3.3
216% 3.63 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.8%
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 39.7
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 33
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 31.1
94% 32.8 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 2,996 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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