MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics168% 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 Drive124% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 25 '21 at 21:05
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User OMN-User
Background CPU7%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 91
1-Core 135
2-Core 258
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 698
75% 582 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
EVGA(3842 3797) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
168% Outstanding
Lighting 240
Reflection 215
Parallax 206
194% 220 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 158
Splatting 128
138% 177 fps
Poor: 148%
This bench: 168%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500MX500SSD4 500GB
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 371 452 462 404 403 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 464
Mixed 444
SusWrite 400
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58
203% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 295
240% 342 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
104GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 110 110 109 113 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 116
Write 113
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 110
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.8% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 21.6
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 28: 3R 4G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
28% 11% 72 180 11 120 27.2" 1280 720 GSM5B9A 27GN950
Typical Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 3,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,366
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