MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 13:22
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 below expectations (33rd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 441
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 715
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 186
Parallax 203
67% 204 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 201
Splatting 158
72% 168 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
65% Good
Read 482
Write 103
Mixed 89.4
48% 225 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 9.46
107% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 9.4
60% 146 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65%
Great: 74%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 161
Write 151
Mixed 146
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.21
81% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.3
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 98%
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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 6,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,102
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $945SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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