MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive240% 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
11 days 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
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 19:01
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
77.2% Very good
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 356
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 318
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 357
52% 352 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 290
Parallax 340
104% 321 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 289
Splatting 229
103% 240 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 620 325 326 317 321 322 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2434
Write 1,335
Mixed 1,314
SusWrite 372
301% 1,364 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 79.9
269% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 656
DQ Mixed 823
613% 820 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 240%
Great: 269%
SanDisk Z400s 256GB-$104
141GB free
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 294 312 316 316 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 505
Write 318
Mixed 240
SusWrite 304
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 16.3
122% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 85.6
109% 191 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 84%
Micron_M600_MTFDDAK1T0MBF 1TB
592GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 400 445 458 459 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 471
Mixed 300
SusWrite 428
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.4
152% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 134
128% 193 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 99%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$72
389GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 132 134 140 135 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 83
Write 86.2
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 136
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 85%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
613GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 143 141 143 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 116
Write 104
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 141
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 13
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 86%
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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 3,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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: $1,239
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