MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.02% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive57.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:17
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 Pentium G4560-$75
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 96.5
SC Mixed 91.7
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 207
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 255
37% 250 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 610 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A71) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
5.02% Terrible
Lighting 11.4
Reflection 14.6
Parallax 11.5
4% 12.5 fps
MRender 14.7
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 22.5
6% 15.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.02%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
196GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 460
Write 160
Mixed 263
64% 295 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 10.9
97% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 72
DQ Mixed 9.73
19% 36.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$34
352GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 104
Mixed 93.3
74% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.75
125% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.7
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 18.5
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 106%
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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 3,020 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,082
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