MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% 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 Drive132% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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)
Memory21 GB free of 24 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 14:47
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 135
2-Core 274
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 673
74% 574 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 150
Parallax 137
110% 142 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 143
Splatting 126
112% 130 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 446 457 455 492 464 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 485
Mixed 416
SusWrite 438
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 63.8
224% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 357 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 132%
Great: 133%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 201 193 203 200 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 199
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 198
122% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.8
221% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/4G 04CD F4-3200C16-8GVKB KHX2133C14D4/4G 04CD F4-3200C16-8GVKB 24GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 29.9
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%

 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 3,087 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,416
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