MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive226% 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.
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-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 559
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 534
82% 549 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (140 fps cap detected)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 140
Reflection 140
Parallax 140
43% 140 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 140
Splatting 140
59% 140 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 593 284 284 281 280 282 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2069
Write 1,304
Mixed 531
SusWrite 334
233% 1,059 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 60
246% 98.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1065
DQ Write 1,120
DQ Mixed 798
681% 994 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 226%
Great: 231%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
185GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 469 284 254 255 254 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 487
Mixed 390
SusWrite 330
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 45.4
174% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 326
247% 332 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 100%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
91GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 142 142 142 142 142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 488
Mixed 397
SusWrite 169
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 59.3
220% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 175
182% 299 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
674GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 199 201 202 201 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 165
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 199
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK4GX4M1A2400C14 029E CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 029E CMK4GX4M1A2400C14 029E CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 16GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 30.3
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 17.2
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 93%
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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 7,668 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,064
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