MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.7% 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 Drive99.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:38
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 140
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 553
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 704
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 80.8
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 113
Splatting 82.9
40% 92.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$184
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 207 210 209 210 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 388
Write 272
Mixed 296
SusWrite 208
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 50.4
192% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 247
194% 268 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 89%
Intel Raid 5 Volume 2TB
131GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 22 23 24 24 22 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 134
Write 22
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 23
38% 52.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.9
271% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 147%
WD My Passport 0741 2TB
176GB free, PID 0741
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 61 61 60 60 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
27.2% Poor
Read 57.8
Write 59
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 60.2
74% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
91% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 26.6
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 29.8
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 103%
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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 6,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $113

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