MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive70.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:14
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 462
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 738
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$101
Gigabyte(1458 3717) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 392
Parallax 416
130% 410 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 401
Splatting 254
131% 300 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 130%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SBBU480G1122 480GB
336GB free
Firmware: Z3106000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 488
Write 408
Mixed 384
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 0.81
86% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 4.33
21% 45.3 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 78%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 187
Mixed 165
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.19
102% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
485GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 80.6
Write 81.8
Mixed 66.7
97% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.21
64% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.8
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 71%
Great: 117%
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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 2,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,056
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HDDRAMUSB
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