MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics134% 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 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.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 21:20
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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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 i7-7700-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 88.1
1-Core 121
2-Core 251
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 647
71% 551 Pts
64-Core 672
45% 672 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
134% Outstanding
Lighting 173
Reflection 177
Parallax 174
140% 175 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 154
Splatting 133
127% 155 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 134%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 422 454 300 300 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 426
Mixed 421
SusWrite 349
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 67.4
230% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 128%
Great: 127%
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$88
465GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 423 483 486 471 351 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 429
Mixed 418
SusWrite 423
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 69.5
234% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 134%
Great: 132%
SHGP31-500GM-2 500GB
414GB free
Firmware: 41061C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2400 2023 838 839 837 834 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,777
Write 2,135
Mixed 1,828
SusWrite 1,295
449% 2,009 MB/s
4K Read 70.9
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 97.8
326% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,386
DQ Write 1,209
DQ Mixed 1,282
965% 1,292 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 349%
Great: 359%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.8
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 11: 1R 1G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
11% 10% 52 111 7 60 23.8" 1536 864 HPN366B HP 24mh
Typical Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 3,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,414
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