MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive113% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateJun 08 '18 at 19:43
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 727
74% 586 Pts
64-Core 757
51% 757 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 413
Reflection 366
Parallax 416
107% 398 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 384
Splatting 242
94% 284 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB
3TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
17% Very poor
Read 185
Write 147
Mixed 143
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.15
2% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 17%
Great: 17%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 398
Mixed 414
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 49.4
182% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 126
136% 230 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 30.6
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 31.1
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.4%
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 4,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,551
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HDDRAMUSB
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