MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive50.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 02 '17 at 23:22
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 494
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 708
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 196
Parallax 212
70% 215 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 221
Splatting 172
78% 181 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 191
Write 102
Mixed 121
30% 138 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 13
111% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 25.8
44% 86.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
27GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 146
Write 136
Mixed 142
107% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.27
86% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 104%
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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 3,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M5 (MS-7A78) - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,229
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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