MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.9% 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 Drive139% 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.
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 (14%). 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)
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 20:00
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.5% Very good
1-Core 131
2-Core 243
89% 187 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 670
70% 551 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Lighting 316
Reflection 288
Parallax 308
81% 304 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 296
Splatting 230
78% 242 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
LDLC 480GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 184 1174 382 416 270 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,604
Write 857
Mixed 128
SusWrite 465
167% 763 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 16.9
112% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 576
DQ Write 58.5
DQ Mixed 25.4
93% 220 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 139%
Great: 212%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$178
173GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 59 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 481
Write 396
Mixed 387
SusWrite 89.3
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 47.7
158% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 240
202% 292 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 94%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$178
82GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 54 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 491
Write 418
Mixed 394
SusWrite 88.7
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 43.9
154% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 246
206% 297 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 94%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$54
751GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 195 195 192 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 169
Mixed 29
SusWrite 194
105% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$21
67GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 71 73 71 70 71 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 91.3
Write 85.5
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 71.3
56% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 27.2
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 27.1
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 106%
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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 5,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,355
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