MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.5% 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 (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 270
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 731
81% 627 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 96%
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 (49th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Lighting 313
Reflection 286
Parallax 312
81% 304 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 289
Splatting 196
73% 225 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 303 213 191 174 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st 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: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
354GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 138 137 138 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th 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: 108%
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 (8th 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: 40%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 94%
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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 5,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,103
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $219
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $618SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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