MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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.
Graphics102% 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 Drive88% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 30 '19 at 23:30
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$359
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 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 441
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 689
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1998 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 306
Parallax 348
100% 320 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 292
Splatting 238
105% 245 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT09L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 185 173 194 176 172 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 490
Write 245
Mixed 186
SusWrite 184
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 33.6
147% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 76.9
115% 220 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
931GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 210 212 215 208 213 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 137
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 210
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 121%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 30.2
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.2
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 106%
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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 4,905 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: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,254
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