MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 Drive38.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 (37%). 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)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:14
Run Duration287 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 522
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 735
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 512
Parallax 557
166% 531 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 505
Splatting 268
153% 345 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 158%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB
174GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 481
Write 122
Mixed 254
62% 286 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 3.27
31% 9.9 MB/s
DQ Read 2.42
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 2.07
24% 51.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 57%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$72
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 195
Mixed 174
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.2
108% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Cruzer 16GB
10GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
12.8% Very poor
Read 37.4
Write 7.07
Mixed 10
17% 18.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.91
100% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C17 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 26.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.2
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 81%
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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 3,039 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: $1,053
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