MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 88.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% 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 Drive51.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
29 days ago, 14 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 17:46
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 265
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 719
77% 600 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 397
Parallax 458
114% 430 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 421
Splatting 252
112% 306 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$120
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 212 145 142 139 139 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 448
Write 151
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 156
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 25.5
77% 19.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
700GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 146 149 152 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 150
Write 152
Mixed 94.3
SusWrite 148
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.2%
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 5,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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: $1,354
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Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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