MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 08:06
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 506
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 869
MC Mixed 757
116% 778 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 368.39
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Lighting 13.3
Reflection 392
Parallax 407
48% 271 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 396
Splatting 254
130% 298 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$150
452GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 487
Write 342
Mixed 340
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 27
126% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 39.7
57% 98.7 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 86%
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$126
169GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 511
Write 86.4
Mixed 125
52% 241 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 8.96
99% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 77.3
DQ Mixed 8.14
52% 128 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 92%
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
896GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 75.7
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.14
110% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$360
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 25.7
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 25.9
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 110%
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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 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,305
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