MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:45
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 467
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 669
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 380
Parallax 406
131% 406 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 417
Splatting 249
132% 302 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 415
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 52.2
202% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 121
148% 262 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 123%
Great: 114%
Samsung MZVLV256HCHP-000H1 256GB
66GB free
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
37GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 512
Write 92.1
Mixed 141
53% 248 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 14
110% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 67.1
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 28
39% 69.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
480GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 157
Write 154
Mixed 154
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 29.3
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.7
SC Mixed 27.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 126%
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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 3,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,267
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