MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.4% 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 Drive98.8% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:26
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$347
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 492
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 668
102% 683 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 288
Parallax 331
97% 307 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 285
Splatting 222
101% 236 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$60
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 168 69 65 63 61 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 595
Write 342
Mixed 412
SusWrite 103
80% 363 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 50.5
197% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 59.2
85% 147 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$65
599GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 137 139 139 137 139 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
79% Very good
Read 137
Write 141
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 138
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79%
Great: 109%
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 (85th percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 84%
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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 8,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,080
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