MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.9% 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 Drive233% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 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 17:51
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
78.9% Very good
1-Core 123
2-Core 241
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 650
68% 535 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
79.9% Very good
Lighting 326
Reflection 289
Parallax 338
86% 318 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 293
Splatting 230
80% 242 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 86%
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: 852 544 306 305 307 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2082
Write 1,420
Mixed 665
SusWrite 436
254% 1,151 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 65.2
241% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,204
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 686
630% 970 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 233%
Great: 235%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$57
119GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 395 443 464 458 463 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 456
Mixed 442
SusWrite 442
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 56.8
186% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 290
236% 334 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
363GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 96 97 98 99 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 21.7
Write 2.2
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 93.1
30% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.5
327% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 24.8
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 28.1
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 89%
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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 5,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,383
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HDDRAMUSB
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