MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory30.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 22 '17 at 03:00
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-7600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 503
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 488
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 498
75% 502 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$220
PNY(196E 119F) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 218
Reflection 181
Parallax 191
62% 197 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 206
Splatting 156
79% 171 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$265
798GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 508
Write 389
Mixed 434
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 21.1
116% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 21
56% 111 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 104%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$160
426GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 482
Write 339
Mixed 341
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 25.9
111% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 36.2
94% 202 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 196
Mixed 171
140% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.21
109% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$197
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 116
Write 146
Mixed 109
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 5.45
4K Mixed 0.72
209% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 93%
Patriot Memory 16GB
11GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 145
Write 20.4
Mixed 30.2
59% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.8
98% 4.09 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2666 C15 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77%
Great: 115%
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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 802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,058
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