MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84.5% 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 Drive247% 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-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory24.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime13.3 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 23:51
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 433
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 757
MC Mixed 680
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB; sc2 hybrid
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Lighting 521
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
119% 268 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 141
Splatting 142
59% 141 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 1,990
Write 1,426
Mixed 1,502
364% 1,639 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 61.9
227% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 47.3
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 35.5
86% 168 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 247%
Great: 354%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$175
2.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 120
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.86
4K Mixed 0.41
123% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$321
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 108%
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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 3,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,468
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $87
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i7-7700K $329AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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