MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive304% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory24 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 26 '17 at 19:31
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 432
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 610
MC Mixed 605
88% 588 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 165
Parallax 182
58% 179 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 183
Splatting 123
65% 149 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$298
421GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,281
Write 1,823
Mixed 1,596
422% 1,900 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 72.2
255% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 538
DQ Write 460
DQ Mixed 244
252% 414 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 304%
Great: 328%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$99
42GB free
Firmware: 507KC4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
50% Average
Read 327
Write 134
Mixed 166
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 5.67
76% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 41.6
65% 125 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50%
Great: 77%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$240
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 85% Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$63
92GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 138
Write 113
Mixed 103
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.17
60% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 108%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
28GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 90.9
Write 66.6
Mixed 68.8
57% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.14
36% 0.28 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 17.9
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 110%
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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 1,553 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: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,292
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $95Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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