MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics80.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive195% 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 VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 24 '22 at 15:18
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 below expectations (8th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 76.6
1-Core 122
2-Core 227
79% 142 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 548
58% 466 Pts
64-Core 546
34% 546 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 526.98
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 99.4
Reflection 114
Parallax 102
80% 105 fps
MRender 96.1
Gravity 100
Splatting 88.9
80% 95.1 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1303 1100 132 1432 109 147 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 2,024
Write 1,764
Mixed 1,164
SusWrite 704
315% 1,414 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 33.1
139% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 803
DQ Write 492
DQ Mixed 604
462% 633 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 195%
Great: 370%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
16GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 402
Write 438
Mixed 366
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 45.2
148% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 360
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
100GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 444 436 437 439 443 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 426
Write 384
Mixed 367
SusWrite 440
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 44.8
147% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$24
401GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 143 141 143 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 158
Write 150
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 141
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 25.3
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 25.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 102%

 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 71 59 165 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25A4 VG258
Typical Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 1,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,140
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HDDRAMUSB
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