MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive95.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A57
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 16 '19 at 22:50
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 737
77% 605 Pts
64-Core 726
49% 726 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 278 287 294 348 200 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 290
Mixed 313
SusWrite 293
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 41.2
156% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 2.2
66% 161 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 110%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
278GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 107 107 106 107 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 54.6
SusWrite 106
67% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.2
196% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 27.4
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 104%
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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 5,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M7 (MS-7A57) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,566
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