MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 Drive97.9% 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, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 27 '19 at 21:01
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
1-Core 146
2-Core 250
96% 198 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 671
73% 564 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 465
Reflection 409
Parallax 471
122% 448 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 443
Splatting 270
118% 325 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 195 137 93 86 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 455
Mixed 300
SusWrite 146
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 48.1
181% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 244
204% 295 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 102%
Intel 320 Series 160GB-$90
12GB free
Firmware: 4PC10365
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 79 89 88 98 79 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 256
Write 166
Mixed 161
SusWrite 96.2
38% 170 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 25.5
88% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 89.8
DQ Mixed 69.9
63% 97 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 51%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$130
940GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 118 118 118 119 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
69% Good
Read 121
Write 123
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 119
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 2
359% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69%
Great: 95%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$72
648GB free
Firmware: ZZZZ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 113 110 111 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 111
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.7
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 31.4
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 109%
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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 M5 (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 6,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,389
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