MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.5% 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 Drive147% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 23:20
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 534
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 740
110% 733 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$367
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 285
Parallax 296
97% 302 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 285
Splatting 223
101% 236 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
168GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 1,380
Write 560
Mixed 768
198% 903 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 25.6
159% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.9
DQ Write 489
DQ Mixed 25.1
90% 183 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 147%
Great: 162%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
18GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 499
Write 131
Mixed 206
60% 279 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 13.3
124% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 13.8
30% 57.8 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 64%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$78
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 186
Mixed 175
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.23
114% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 25
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 116%
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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 1,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012
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