MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive116% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:26
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-7700-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 431
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 670
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
Asus(1043 85D3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 81.3
Parallax 119
37% 106 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 112
Splatting 83.3
40% 92.3 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
431GB 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 (94th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 404
Mixed 417
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 49.4
183% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 133
153% 266 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 116%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$43
592GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 110
Write 95.8
Mixed 98.2
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.46
118% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 62%
WD Elements 1TB
90GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 59.5
Write 87.4
Mixed 44.2
84% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.9% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 41.9%
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 2,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,075
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $295AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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