MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 93%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:38
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
93% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 122
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 492
112% 497 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 496
74% 498 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 378E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 80.6
Parallax 118
36% 106 fps
MRender 79.2
Gravity 109
Splatting 82
39% 90.1 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$33
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 448
Write 222
Mixed 33.6
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 4.47
83% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 0.78
50% 120 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
682GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 162
Mixed 142
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.29
92% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78%
Great: 91%
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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 6,793 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) - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,102
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HDDRAMUSB
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