MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 20 '20 at 17:59
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 136
2-Core 259
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 724
77% 603 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Gigabyte(1458 2316) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 144
Parallax 195
109% 158 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 137
Splatting 93.4
108% 116 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$39
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 494
Write 480
Mixed 301
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 49.4
182% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 177
183% 299 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 108%
Intenso Sata III 128GB
45GB free
Firmware: O0617A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 261 260 260 259 259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 482
Write 263
Mixed 266
SusWrite 260
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 37.7
143% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 61.7
DQ Mixed 163
121% 166 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 87%
SSD 240GB
30GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 213 94 94 140 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 343
Write 123
Mixed 334
SusWrite 172
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 37.5
150% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 212
188% 281 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 92%
Crucial BX300 480GB-$165
16GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 498
Write 445
Mixed 257
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 47.1
154% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 213
176% 258 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 121%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 109 123 124 131 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 156
Write 149
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 122
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$333
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 29.2
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 110%

 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 2,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,354
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