MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:44
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 523
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 516
89% 600 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
Gigabyte(1458 376B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 527
Reflection 522
Parallax 576
168% 542 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 532
Splatting 290
161% 364 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 164%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 77 119 138 139 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 137
Write 147
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 119
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
545GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 119 120 119 123 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 113
Write 117
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 120
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 98%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 106 127 128 134 133 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 100
Write 100
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 121
64% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.5% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 24.7
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 16.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 86%
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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 3,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,047
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