MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 93.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive113% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-6700K-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 471
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 668
99% 661 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$395
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 311
Parallax 319
99% 316 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 294
Splatting 239
105% 245 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
201GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 417
Mixed 416
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 46.8
176% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 115
131% 229 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 118%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
901GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 173
Mixed 165
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.27
124% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.5% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 103%
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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 2,457 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,058
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $395Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $491Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $163SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $785SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $67HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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