MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive129% 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
8 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 02:42
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 512
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 755
MC Mixed 738
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$358
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 297
Parallax 305
100% 312 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 289
Splatting 225
102% 237 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 496
Mixed 502
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 55
204% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 136
162% 284 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 129%
Great: 125%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 120
Write 184
Mixed 144
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 5.21
4K Mixed 0.81
221% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
484GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 161
Write 145
Mixed 136
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.23
69% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 27.7
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 30.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%
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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 3,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,243
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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