MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive53.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:57
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 136
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 513
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 743
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 295
Parallax 344
100% 317 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 288
Splatting 223
102% 239 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
192GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 492
Write 166
Mixed 296
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 0.04
81% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 7.39
DQ Write 92.5
DQ Mixed 3.69
17% 34.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBD1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
68.9% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 19.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 76%
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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 3,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,094
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HDDRAMUSB
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