MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76% 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 Drive115% 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.
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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 15:12
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 508
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 749
111% 745 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 213
Parallax 222
73% 226 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 227
Splatting 167
78% 182 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 412
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.3
180% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 108
138% 249 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 136%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 189
Mixed 180
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.19
101% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 181
Mixed 176
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 167
Mixed 170
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
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 (67th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 29.7
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.3
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 43.8
91% 43.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
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 3,465 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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Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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