MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.8% 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 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:20
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 475
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 760
112% 753 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1635 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 207
Parallax 243
74% 229 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 219
Splatting 147
77% 178 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$105
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF107C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 239 248 101 91 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 899
Write 561
Mixed 582
SusWrite 196
124% 560 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 54.2
204% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 320
266% 375 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 128%
Great: 130%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$60
92GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 148 48 55 53 61 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 633
Write 308
Mixed 384
SusWrite 100
79% 356 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 53.4
202% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 174
145% 203 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 12.9
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 55%
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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 3,837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
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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