MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:12
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 462
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 740
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
53% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 53%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$158
42GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 494
Write 274
Mixed 279
77% 349 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 17.1
121% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 41.7
DQ Write 71
DQ Mixed 17.3
24% 43.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 87%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 148
Mixed 162
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$289
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 84%
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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 2,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,356
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