MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics60.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive139% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:02
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 450
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 730
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (163 fps cap detected)
60.5% Good
Lighting 161
Reflection 163
Parallax 162
50% 162 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 163
Splatting 163
68% 163 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$123
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,363
Write 571
Mixed 813
201% 916 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 25.1
157% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.9
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 89.6
70% 92.3 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 139%
Great: 129%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$79
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 174
Mixed 158
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.17
78% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 96%
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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 6,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $110

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