MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 163%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive369% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateJun 06 '17 at 22:14
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 472
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 731
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$408
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 590
Reflection 288
Parallax 306
150% 394 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 288
Splatting 226
102% 238 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 750GB
458GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
369% Outstanding
Read 2,998
Write 2,683
Mixed 2,343
596% 2,675 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 51
240% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 59.8
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 263
214% 288 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 369%
Great: 381%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$105
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 179
Mixed 156
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 4.18
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.34
250% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 102%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$105
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 144
Write 159
Mixed 140
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.31
128% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST3500320NS 500GB-$45
330GB free
Firmware: MA08 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 86.5
Mixed 83.7
67% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.45
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$52
297GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 92.1
Write 96
Mixed 86.4
69% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 43.6
MC Mixed 34
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 47.8
SC Mixed 33.3
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 155%
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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 3,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,546
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