MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.6% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:16
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 159
SC Float 165
SC Mixed 162
130% 162 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 614
QC Mixed 603
133% 587 Pts
MC Int 802
MC Float 903
MC Mixed 864
128% 856 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 120%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 244
Reflection 226
Parallax 261
77% 244 fps
MRender 0.9
Gravity 233
Splatting 181
60% 138 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 512
Write 403
Mixed 445
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 22.3
104% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 16.1
22% 39.6 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 85%
Hds721010kla33r RSD HUA 1TB
2TB free
Firmware: GKAOAG0A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 157
Write 154
Mixed 143
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 47%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 155
Write 142
Mixed 142
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.24
88% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 44% Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 44% Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FADM 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FADM 16GB
2733, 2733, 2733 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.1% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 19.3
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.7
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 95%
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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 7,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,022
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HDDRAMUSB
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