MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics166% 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 Drive125% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 02:04
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 443
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 671
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$680
MSI(1462 360A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 503
Parallax 571
175% 546 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 535
Splatting 284
160% 359 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 166%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$253
834GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 394 469 481 477 482 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 470
Mixed 436
SusWrite 456
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.2
196% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 349
265% 358 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 125%
Great: 134%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 122 125 128 125 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 132
Write 127
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 127
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$56
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 175 169 169 169 178 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 112
Write 174
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 171
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
39.7% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 11.3
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 56%
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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 3,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,202
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HDDRAMUSB
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