MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.7% 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 Drive112% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:22
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-7700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 498
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 738
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$386
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 291
Parallax 337
98% 312 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 283
Splatting 223
101% 235 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$80
59GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 705
Write 327
Mixed 444
108% 492 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 39.4
178% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 52.3
92% 175 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$61
973GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 148
Mixed 157
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 75%
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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 2,541 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) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,040
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HDDRAMUSB
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