MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive75.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:33
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 555
QC Float 595
QC Mixed 577
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 746
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 113%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2577 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 406
Parallax 426
132% 419 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 388
Splatting 263
131% 301 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$52
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 483
Write 235
Mixed 240
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 15.5
109% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 29
76% 165 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 88%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$47
667GB free
Firmware: AX1P4M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 92.9
Write 85.9
Mixed 92.9
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.18
62% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 62%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
104GB free
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 57.2
Write 72.7
Mixed 63.9
49% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.19
62% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 59%
WD Elements 1TB
208GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
22.9% Poor
Read 54.5
Write 62.4
Mixed 49.1
72% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 0.46
4K Mixed 0.1
20% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 21.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 89%
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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 3,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,237
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