MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:39
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i5-7500-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 443
101% 448 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 450
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 122
38% 109 fps
MRender 79.6
Gravity 108
Splatting 82.7
39% 89.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
865GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 175
Mixed 154
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.36
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.29
134% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 47%
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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 M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 3,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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