MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory17.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:51
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (18th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 421
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 688
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 128
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 128
40% 111 fps
MRender 76.5
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.6
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB-$100
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 380 390 393 259 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 465
Mixed 323
SusWrite 334
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50.1
178% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 278
229% 328 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
455GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 171 174 172 174 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 150
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 171
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
252GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 199 197 198 201 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 125
Mixed 85
SusWrite 197
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15D4/4G KHX2400C15/8G KHX2400C15/8G KHX2400C15D4/4G 24GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 8192, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
78.3% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 24.1
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 82%
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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 7,102 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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