MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory44.7 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '18 at 14:28
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Memory 89.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 264
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 738
81% 628 Pts
64-Core 726
49% 726 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 410
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 48.5
182% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 128
146% 252 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 115%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
30GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 407
Mixed 422
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 46.1
181% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 113
102% 147 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
712GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47% Average
Read 85.7
Write 78
Mixed 84.8
62% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.39
103% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 47%
Great: 51%
Maxtor 6V300F0 300GB
279GB free
Firmware: VA111630 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 64
Write 71.9
Mixed 67.3
51% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.43
125% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3200C16-8GTZR 04CD F4-3200C15-16GTZR 04CD F4-3200C16-8GTZR 04CD F4-3200C15-16GTZR 48GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 16384, 8192, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74.6% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 75%

 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 1,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,641
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