MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 97%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161205
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 09 '17 at 07:23
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 134
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 479
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 733
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 199
Parallax 210
70% 215 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 213
Splatting 167
76% 177 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$198
33GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 450
Mixed 477
106% 477 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 38.4
166% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 24.1
109% 246 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
29GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 380
Mixed 402
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 17.5
131% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 72.2
123% 238 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
599GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 154
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.32
113% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.8
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.6%
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 1,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $173

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,254
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