MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:09
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-7600K-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 473
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 486
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
45.4% Average
Lighting 135
Reflection 134
Parallax 175
46% 148 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 121
Splatting 83.9
45% 104 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$86
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 346
Mixed 357
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 31.4
132% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 63.6
105% 204 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 120%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$25
458GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 91.8
Mixed 93.8
72% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.42
114% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 54%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
386GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 130
Write 132
Mixed 127
98% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.26
89% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$167
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 29.3
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 28.8
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 108%
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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 7,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,018
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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