MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive93.6% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:52
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 550
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 557
126% 556 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 760
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 380
Parallax 404
125% 396 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 394
Splatting 240
126% 288 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 428
Mixed 468
105% 473 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 24.4
147% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.3
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 23.6
34% 60 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
2TB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 104
Write 111
Mixed 96
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.57
127% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
285GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 123
Write 120
Mixed 124
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.21
72% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$347
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 30.5
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 30.4
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 103%
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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 6,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,099
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HDDRAMUSB
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