MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 176%
Workstation 106%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 97.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive439% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 00:41
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 285
101% 214 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 761
85% 656 Pts
64-Core 778
52% 778 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 349
Reflection 251
Parallax 233
92% 278 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 262
Splatting 231
73% 233 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1817 2181 2175 2289 2294 2263 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
439% Outstanding
Read 3,436
Write 2340
Mixed 1,432
SusWrite 2,170
522% 2,344 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 88.5
314% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,630
DQ Write 1,630
DQ Mixed 1,525
1,175% 1,595 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 439%
Great: 427%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
585GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 96 94 97 96 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 96.6
Mixed 86.6
SusWrite 95
71% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15/16G KHX2400C15/8G KHX2400C15/8G 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.2% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 13.2
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.5
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.2%
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 6,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 63%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,391
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