MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:13
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 454
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 755
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1594 MHz, MLim: 1846 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 192
Parallax 219
68% 210 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 209
Splatting 138
74% 171 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB-$65
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 155 142 142 142 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 363
Write 229
Mixed 255
SusWrite 151
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 41.8
168% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 127
123% 198 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 85%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
428GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 479 472 461 460 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 462
Mixed 395
SusWrite 470
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 69.6
238% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 138%
Great: 134%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$118
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 164 164 165 162 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 160
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 163
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73%
Great: 104%
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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 3,639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,232
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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