MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive123% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 12:17
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 742
79% 618 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 531
Reflection 508
Parallax 560
140% 533 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 525
Splatting 289
136% 359 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 136%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$113
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 524 153 80 205 18 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 821
Write 556
Mixed 559
SusWrite 179
118% 529 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 53.1
198% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 547
DQ Mixed 328
274% 385 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 123%
Great: 175%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 1TB
231GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 663 97 103 136 101 102 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 124%
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
323GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 260 332 254 292 295 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 303
Write 102
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 297
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 10.9
49% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14.5
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 14.4
11% 14.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 28.3
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 86%
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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 5,779 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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