MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive297% 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-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 09 '17 at 22:09
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 153
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 508
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 758
MC Float 862
MC Mixed 820
122% 813 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 560
Reflection 548
Parallax 593
177% 567 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 542
Splatting 302
166% 376 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 171%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,822
Write 1,399
Mixed 1,448
415% 1,889 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 48.9
248% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 641
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 213
254% 446 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 297%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$97
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 175
Mixed 141
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.28
98% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$207
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 46.4
MC Mixed 32.9
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 48.5
SC Mixed 36.9
103% 36 GB/s
Latency 44.8
89% 44.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 119%
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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 3,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,410
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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