MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive62% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:30
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 463
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 719
108% 727 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$395
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 308
Parallax 318
99% 316 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 293
Splatting 238
105% 245 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
40GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
62% Good
Read 435
Write 180
Mixed 203
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 13.1
95% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 43.2
60% 108 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$48
442GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 116
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.46
110% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 27
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 104%
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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 2,437 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: $1,080
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $319Nvidia GTX 1070 $395Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $98
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $491Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $121
Intel Core i5-7600K $222Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $153
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $163SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $785SanDisk Extreme 32GB $18
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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