MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive316% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory30 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:51
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 as expected (55th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 496
110% 488 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 746
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 526
Reflection 506
Parallax 556
166% 529 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 520
Splatting 280
157% 355 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 161%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$139
446GB free
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 495
Write 252
Mixed 266
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 11.5
92% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 28.7
42% 74.9 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 72%
Nvme Samsung SSD 960 500GB
425GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 2,883
Write 1,651
Mixed 1,724
460% 2,086 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 45.2
255% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 565
DQ Write 572
DQ Mixed 248
275% 462 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 316%
Great: 325%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 162
Mixed 151
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 113%
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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 2,502 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: $1,041
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HDDRAMUSB
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