MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive94.9% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 14:34
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
93% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 742
83% 636 Pts
64-Core 738
50% 738 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 372
Parallax 437
109% 410 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 406
Splatting 249
99% 297 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$53
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 397 292 150 146 149 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 400
Mixed 357
SusWrite 248
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 42.6
162% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 297
211% 267 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 94%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$160
536GB free
Firmware: M0CR011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 472 324 310 310 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 407
Write 475
Mixed 378
SusWrite 365
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 44.7
166% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 344
257% 341 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 81 83 84 84 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 83.1
69% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 32
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 5,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,184
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HDDRAMUSB
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