MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics144% 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 Drive72.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateSep 12 '17 at 11:52
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 415
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 701
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$101
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 472
Reflection 415
Parallax 483
147% 456 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 448
Splatting 267
142% 323 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 144%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$178
148GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 478
Write 262
Mixed 270
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 13.2
95% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 29.6
76% 164 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28.6
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 26.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 97%
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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 1,551 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: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $860
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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