MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:50
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 381
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 669
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Gigabyte(1458 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 200
Parallax 239
71% 221 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 212
Splatting 161
75% 175 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$29
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 38 55 48 2.5 41 MB/s
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
62% Good
Read 245
Write 102
Mixed 284
SusWrite 63.6
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 24.8
127% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 42.1
89% 175 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
896GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 88 90 92 93 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 65
SusWrite 92
68% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57%
Great: 86%
Seagate BUP Slim RG 2TB
161GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 113 115 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
64% Good
Read 108
Write 75.8
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 115
67% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 64%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$12
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 31 23 9.2 7.2 8.6 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 149
Write 31.2
Mixed 59
SusWrite 19.7
69% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.7
156% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M1A2400C14 V02D4L88GB1G81G82400 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
78.8% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.7
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 23.8
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 7,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,044
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