MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 92%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJan 28 '19 at 12:25
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$337
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
92% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 434
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 663
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 722
107% 714 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Nvidia(10DE 12D9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 194
Parallax 205
66% 206 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 204
Splatting 161
74% 174 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Tcsunbow X3 480GB
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 257 252 255 258 255 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 307
Write 302
Mixed 262
SusWrite 258
64% 282 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 57.6
206% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 104
123% 212 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
CL16-16-16 D4-2400 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
37.3% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 9.8
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 11.2
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 4,912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,236
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