MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics91% 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 Drive48.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:09
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 511
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 512
77% 512 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2097 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 265
Parallax 279
90% 280 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 255
Splatting 202
92% 215 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91%
Great: 110%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A71) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
9.53% Terrible
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 29.5
Parallax 25.6
8% 26.4 fps
MRender 24
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 36.5
11% 27.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.53%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 454
Write 89.8
Mixed 107
46% 217 MB/s
4K Read 9.04
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 8.74
72% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 77.8
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 24.9
38% 71.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 73%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$49
454GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 147
Write 126
Mixed 119
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.17
89% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 86%
WD WD25 00JS-58NCB1 250GB
26GB free
Firmware: 10.02E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 47.6
Write 43.8
Mixed 42
33% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.45
90% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 23.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 88%
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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 7,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,019
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HDDRAMUSB
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