MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive98.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:55
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 475
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 752
111% 745 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 210
Parallax 218
72% 223 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 226
Splatting 167
78% 182 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 413
Mixed 419
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 27.7
155% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.3
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 99.5
96% 143 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 185
Mixed 177
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.24
108% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 183
Mixed 182
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.26
86% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 161
Mixed 169
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.23
87% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 29.7
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 44.3
SC Mixed 32.4
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 43.5
92% 43.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 122%
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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 3,473 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,603
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $332Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $94
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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