MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:01
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-7700-$279
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 124
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 485
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 674
100% 669 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$455
Gainward(10B0 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 438
Reflection 397
Parallax 418
133% 418 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 417
Splatting 258
134% 307 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 Series 250GB
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 192 187 188 181 177 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 501
Write 460
Mixed 374
SusWrite 208
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 63.6
215% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 49.2
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 352
225% 246 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 128%
Toshiba Q300 240GB-$67
93GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 101 111 121 112 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 512
Write 219
Mixed 234
SusWrite 113
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 40.8
147% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 31.7
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 184
102% 94.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 92%
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 157 155 162 161 163 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 126
Write 150
Mixed 66
SusWrite 160
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.6
5% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 10% Great: 17%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
116GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 277 277 276 276 277 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 474
Mixed 401
SusWrite 285
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 59.7
208% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 228
207% 316 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB
69GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 283 238 234 256 245 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 495
Write 325
Mixed 269
SusWrite 253
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 25.3
104% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 86.1
DQ Mixed 134
113% 170 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.3
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.8
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 118%
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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 3,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,232
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