MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (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. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive59.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (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-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 451
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 732
MC Mixed 697
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
Zotac(19DA 1451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 325
Parallax 330
103% 329 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 334
Splatting 222
111% 254 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$57
147GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 484
Write 259
Mixed 264
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 6.54
80% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 56.2
DQ Mixed 10.2
17% 32.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 70%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 189
Mixed 175
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.24
114% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
70.7% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 21.5
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 109%
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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 6,401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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HDDRAMUSB
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