MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% 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 Drive91.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 00:22
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 426
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 702
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 382
Parallax 410
129% 405 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 408
Splatting 241
129% 294 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 129%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 405
Mixed 411
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 26.2
147% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 25.6
33% 57.6 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 171
Mixed 170
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.9
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 25.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 89%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 3,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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