MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.1% 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 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 12 '19 at 17:42
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 238
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 652
70% 544 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Lighting 325
Reflection 289
Parallax 309
85% 308 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 293
Splatting 230
80% 243 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1344 309 307 306 305 306 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2,123
Write 1,442
Mixed 593
SusWrite 479
256% 1,159 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 63.2
257% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,104
DQ Write 1,043
DQ Mixed 690
623% 946 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 240%
Great: 234%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
119GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 403 455 466 466 467 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 460
Mixed 443
SusWrite 448
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 55
188% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 288
234% 331 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
363GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 108 91 119 105 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 18.7
Write 5.5
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 107
33% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.3
223% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 24.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 28.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 90%
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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 5,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,337
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