MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive229% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 23:23
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-6700K-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 416
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 685
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 379
Parallax 419
129% 405 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 408
Splatting 213
122% 274 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 125%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 596 327 327 327 328 327 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,269
Write 1,467
Mixed 1,207
SusWrite 372
294% 1,329 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 71.4
239% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 877
DQ Mixed 947
705% 935 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 229%
Great: 267%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
143GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 296 296 296 297 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 468
Mixed 402
SusWrite 312
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54
187% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
250GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 99 102 102 101 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 98.7
Write 97
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 101
67% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
95% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 30.2
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 27.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95%
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 M5 (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 3,711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,217
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