MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:49
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 537
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 713
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 755
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 521
Reflection 503
Parallax 600
170% 542 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 508
Splatting 277
153% 346 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 160%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A0A 250GB
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 246 243 241 244 244 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 461
Mixed 408
SusWrite 267
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 49.2
168% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 355
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
793GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 197 195 199 200 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 181
Mixed 87
SusWrite 198
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 22.7
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 72.9%
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 7,075 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) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,056
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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