MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 17:50
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 630
QC Mixed 563
131% 578 Pts
MC Int 541
MC Float 632
MC Mixed 583
88% 585 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 216
Parallax 230
74% 230 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 225
Splatting 167
81% 187 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1122 256GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4140000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 201 190 196 191 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 462
Write 445
Mixed 315
SusWrite 201
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 38.2
127% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 227
191% 278 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
785GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 169 170 169 169 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 120
Mixed 77
SusWrite 168
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 28.3
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 29.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 105%
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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 3,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,237
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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