MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive105% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 00:36
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 547
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 581
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 544
85% 567 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
44.9% Average
Lighting 155
Reflection 125
Parallax 137
46% 139 fps
MRender 83.1
Gravity 132
Splatting 89.4
44% 102 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
210GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 415
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 51.6
193% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 131
153% 266 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 120%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 267
Mixed 382
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 45.2
178% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 145
151% 251 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB-$108
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 30.5
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 31.5
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
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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 3,608 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,087
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