MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:13
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 435
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 703
103% 692 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 374
Parallax 407
124% 394 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 391
Splatting 251
127% 291 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$111
125GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 1,383
Write 556
Mixed 799
200% 913 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 23.4
147% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 89.5
68% 89 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 136%
Great: 128%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 159
Mixed 162
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.34
101% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
716GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 112
Write 150
Mixed 122
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.64
200% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 31.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 122%
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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 3,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,234
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