MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive46.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:32
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 132
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 448
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 689
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 375
Parallax 430
127% 401 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 388
Splatting 246
127% 292 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB
194GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 492
Write 113
Mixed 216
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 2.54
64% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 4.04
15% 31.1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 57%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 171
Mixed 166
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.35
142% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.1
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 83%
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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 2,436 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,089
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