MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 21:36
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Memory 94.9
1-Core 118
2-Core 234
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 434
59% 431 Pts
64-Core 440
30% 440 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1420 MHz, MLim: 2200 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.8% Below average
Lighting 26.6
Reflection 41.3
Parallax 26.9
22% 31.6 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 74.7
Splatting 48
59% 62.5 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU630 480GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c86
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 199 223 126 54 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 360
Write 285
Mixed 207
SusWrite 138
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 30.3
97% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 154
120% 161 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
10GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 12 9.9 9.9 9.9 11 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Read 25.9
Write 18.7
Mixed 20.3
SusWrite 11.5
25% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 3
244% 4.2 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 29.3
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 28.1
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 112%

 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 3,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,299
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