MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.1% 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 Drive118% 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.
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)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMar 04 '19 at 02:10
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 522
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 731
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 286
Parallax 312
97% 304 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 289
Splatting 196
98% 225 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 303 213 191 174 186 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 477
Mixed 390
SusWrite 253
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.2
212% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 118%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
354GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 138 137 138 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 165
Write 144
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 138
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2A2666C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.8% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.1
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 5,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,123
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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