MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.4% 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 Drive62.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 09 '18 at 21:39
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 470
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 664
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 308
Reflection 186
Parallax 196
83% 230 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 199
Splatting 157
70% 163 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$27
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 510
Write 182
Mixed 345
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 1.26
86% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 7.57
54% 123 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
114GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 124
Write 111
Mixed 128
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.21
78% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
173GB free
Firmware: JC4A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 85.9
Mixed 89
70% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.4
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2400C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2400C15-4GVR 04CD F4-2133C15-4GVR 16GB
2300, 2300, 2300, 2300 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24.5
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 24.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) Builds (Compare 4,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,529
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HDDRAMUSB
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