MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive176% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime3 Days
Run DateDec 17 '17 at 16:36
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 95.1
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 724
73% 580 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 152
Parallax 143
111% 144 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 135
Splatting 112
107% 121 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+ NVMe PCIe 128GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 861
Write 143
Mixed 243
89% 416 MB/s
4K Read 181
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 82.2
425% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 139
114% 163 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 176%
Great: 263%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$35
449GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 85.2
Mixed 85.6
66% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.4
113% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51%
Great: 52%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$35
390GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 88.4
Write 79.4
Mixed 80.3
62% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.32
98% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 52%
WD My Passport 07A8 1TB
415GB free, PID 07a8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
33.2% Below average
Read 78.2
Write 77.1
Mixed 72.8
98% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 27.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 105%

 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 2,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,871
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