MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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.
Graphics149% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 04 '21 at 04:50
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 above expectations (68th percentile)
90% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 274
100% 173 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 665
72% 558 Pts
64-Core 671
45% 671 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan Xp
Nvidia(10DE 11DF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 3102 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Lighting 192
Reflection 15.2
Parallax 205
155% 137 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 210
Splatting 9.9
142% 73.3 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 149%
Great: 164%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 30 33 33 33 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 99.7
Write 30.4
Mixed 45
SusWrite 44.2
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
164% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
298GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 144 141 143 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 154
Write 131
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 143
97% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63.2% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 17.7
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 21.4
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 2,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,916
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