MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.9% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (86%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 16:29
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 86%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 87.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 224
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 430
58% 428 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.6% Very good
Lighting 318
Reflection 286
Parallax 299
84% 301 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 266
Splatting 218
74% 227 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3G2480G 480GB
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 337 267 427 263 279 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 472
Mixed 355
SusWrite 300
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 37.5
140% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 182
176% 278 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 204 205 206 206 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 174
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 205
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$248
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.9% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 21.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 114%

 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 1,230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,428
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