MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 94.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive116% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:26
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 492
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 521
MC Mixed 495
74% 493 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 298
Parallax 314
100% 314 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 304
Splatting 232
106% 247 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 147 148 150 152 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 435
Mixed 363
SusWrite 183
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 62.9
227% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 351
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 159 169 168 157 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 124
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 164
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97%
Great: 115%
Generic Flash Disk 32GB
29GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.3 8.2 9.2 9 5.5 8.1 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 16.6
Write 4.7
SusWrite 7
10% 9.43 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.4
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 55%
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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 7,578 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,013
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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