MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (22%). 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 02:24
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$289
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 134
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 475
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 668
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 2138 MHz, MaxM: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 358
Reflection 321
Parallax 329
104% 336 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 335
Splatting 250
119% 271 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$109
137GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 495
Write 273
Mixed 275
76% 348 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 17.8
121% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 42.9
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 17.7
25% 45 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 88%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
578GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 108
Write 118
Mixed 114
86% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.21
72% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 28.7
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 96.6%
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 536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,147
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