MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.3% 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.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateMar 21 '18 at 21:20
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 431
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 712
105% 703 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 186
Parallax 203
65% 201 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 196
Splatting 129
69% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 402
Mixed 411
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 27.3
155% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46.5
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 26.1
58% 112 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
173GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 136
Write 156
Mixed 138
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.36
107% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$185
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 23
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 125%
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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 3,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,513
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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