MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.4% 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 Drive127% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 06:23
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User IRQ-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 (98th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 106
2-Core 246
85% 149 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 628
69% 531 Pts
64-Core 627
42% 627 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 114
Parallax 106
89% 110 fps
MRender 98.1
Gravity 104
Splatting 102
84% 101 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$40
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 319 315 313 306 303 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 435
SusWrite 325
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 66.3
227% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 127%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
230GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 102 103 103 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
66% Good
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 97
SusWrite 102
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$109
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 26.6
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 29.3
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 101%

 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 2,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,342
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HDDRAMUSB
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