MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics76.7% 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 Drive84.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 08:39
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
57.5% Above average
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 82.5
SC Mixed 80.4
66% 81.8 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 289
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 368
56% 371 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1115 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 159
Parallax 309
79% 231 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 216
Splatting 182
75% 176 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 513
Write 288
Mixed 333
83% 378 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 22.1
132% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 22.4
62% 133 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$54
203GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Read 28.7
Write 17.1
Mixed 11.7
14% 19.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$148
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 28.4
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 27.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 110%
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 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 3,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,534
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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