MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.8% 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 Drive128% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 29 '20 at 17:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 252
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 667
73% 564 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 113
Parallax 103
87% 108 fps
MRender 96.5
Gravity 103
Splatting 101
83% 100 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$40
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 334 311 302 304 274 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 481
Mixed 455
SusWrite 314
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 68.2
233% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 128%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
330GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 152 148 150 150 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 147
Write 144
Mixed 91.2
SusWrite 150
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.4
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 29.8
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 102%

 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 2,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,325
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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