MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive151% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateMar 07 '19 at 19:11
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 421
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 682
99% 661 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Lighting 155
Reflection 154
Parallax 154
48% 154 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 150
Splatting 154
65% 155 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 273 226 416 118 168 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 1,167
Write 1,080
Mixed 874
SusWrite 344
194% 866 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 45.1
163% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 547
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 636
514% 711 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 151%
Great: 330%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 198 199 200 199 199 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 119
Write 197
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 198
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.8
337% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 112%
USB DISK 3.0 64GB
28GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.1 6 7.3 6.2 7.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
6.03% Terrible
Read 23.3
Write 0.2
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 6.3
10% 9.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.2
27% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.03%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.2% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 19.9
66% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 20
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 102%
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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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