MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% 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 Drive90.3% 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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:31
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 446
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 662
98% 657 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6581) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 380
Parallax 400
124% 394 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 382
Splatting 239
123% 281 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 124%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 338
Mixed 351
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 24.3
138% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 21.7
66% 140 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 118%
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2BC10008 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 123
Write 129
Mixed 118
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 3.69
4K Mixed 0.56
157% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 70%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$54
344GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 150
Write 157
Mixed 156
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.32
131% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.8% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 23.9
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 105%
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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 3,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,566
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