MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 23 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:05
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$338
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 569
QC Mixed 537
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 724
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 779
115% 771 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$695
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 503
Parallax 549
165% 525 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 514
Splatting 274
154% 348 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 159%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A0A 250GB
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 245 243 247 246 245 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 463
Mixed 412
SusWrite 270
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 54.9
192% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
776GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 201 199 200 201 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 155
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 201
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.2
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 77%
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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 7,608 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,019
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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