MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive117% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:03
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User FRA-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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 530
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 758
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti-$471
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 375
Reflection 351
Parallax 406
119% 377 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 356
Splatting 230
114% 261 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 116%
Great: 128%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
87GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 496
Mixed 503
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42.5
167% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 155
164% 273 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 117%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 19.9
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23.4
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71%
Great: 103%
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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 2,427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,355
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
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