MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.5% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:04
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 390
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 713
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 85%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 287
Parallax 300
98% 305 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 296
Splatting 203
101% 233 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB
112GB free
Firmware: Q0831C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 476
Write 456
Mixed 468
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 5.44
96% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 76.9
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 5.4
30% 65.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 176
Mixed 165
133% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.37
139% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 83%
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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 4,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,107
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