MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Gaming 130%
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 108%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics137% 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 Drive232% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 26 '22 at 18:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 134
2-Core 254
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 663
74% 581 Pts
64-Core 694
43% 694 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$499
EVGA(3842 4667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 174
Parallax 165
153% 176 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 140
Splatting 118
118% 148 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 137%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 512GB
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V0513A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1347 1481 1505 1532 1546 1547 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 1,469
Write 1,420
Mixed 1,030
SusWrite 1,493
305% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 28.7
158% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 792
DQ Write 809
DQ Mixed 547
481% 716 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 232%
Great: 291%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$68
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 183 194 193 191 178 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown D4U0832160B 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 28.2
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 29.3
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 36 30 120 24" 1280 720 AUS24AC VG248
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Gaming 115%
Desktop 90%
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Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,389
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