MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 24 '17 at 23:20
Run Duration265 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 130
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 449
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 703
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
62.8% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 170
Parallax 189
60% 185 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 185
Splatting 123
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 1TB-$329
455GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 500
Write 354
Mixed 372
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 24.5
126% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 29.3
77% 162 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89%
Great: 91%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
136GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 507
Write 409
Mixed 451
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 25.1
100% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 76.6
79% 134 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 83%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 114
Write 109
Mixed 102
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.19
48% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$39
465GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 75.9
Write 78.4
Mixed 78.2
58% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.36
108% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$39
313GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 71.5
Write 70
Mixed 68.2
53% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 70%
ST320005 42AS 2TB
792GB free, PID 0577
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Read 37.7
Write 37.1
Mixed 34.5
47% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.25
57% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$307
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 17.9
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 101%
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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 1,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,295
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