MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:45
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 428
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 539
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 208
Parallax 243
76% 232 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 222
Splatting 173
78% 182 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
204GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 424
Write 166
Mixed 225
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.8
71% 16.2 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
736GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 181
Mixed 171
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 28.2
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.1
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 100%
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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 3,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,097
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $245AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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