MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 144%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive277% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:13
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-7700K-$348
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 574
QC Mixed 546
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 779
MC Float 887
MC Mixed 847
125% 838 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 578
Reflection 550
Parallax 650
187% 593 fps
MRender 282
Gravity 527
Splatting 297
163% 369 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 173%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$165
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,479
Write 1,613
Mixed 1,865
440% 1,985 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 40.7
227% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 256
200% 267 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 277%
Great: 351%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
993GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 145
Write 142
Mixed 133
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.2
86% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$70
387GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 181
Mixed 177
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.16
82% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$114
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 26.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.6
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 96%
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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 3,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,601
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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