MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive85.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 496
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 769
114% 765 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$470
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 372
Parallax 427
126% 398 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 375
Splatting 242
120% 274 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 122%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
14GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 489
Write 342
Mixed 335
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 17.5
114% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 12.8
77% 180 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 84%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$130
466GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 73.6
Write 66.2
Mixed 64.1
51% 67.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.57
105% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2300 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.2
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 26
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76%
Great: 89%
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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 6,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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