MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% 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 Drive78.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:23
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 425
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 717
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
Gigabyte(1458 3760) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 399
Parallax 410
122% 405 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 394
Splatting 239
116% 285 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 124%
Great: 185%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU700 120GB
58GB free
Firmware: B170206b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 527
Write 322
Mixed 405
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 8.48
110% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 8.03
50% 107 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 184
Mixed 165
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.37
146% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 21
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 76%
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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 1,311 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,028
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