MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:19
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 137
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 444
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 714
MC Mixed 703
103% 686 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 415
Mixed 423
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 48.8
176% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 129
140% 238 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 113%
Great: 134%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 193
Mixed 147
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.58
192% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$151
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 21.7
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 79%
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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 3,499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,192
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HDDRAMUSB
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