MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
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
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 05:55
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 133
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 434
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 656
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 395
Parallax 418
130% 412 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 408
Splatting 255
132% 303 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Singe 240GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0616B0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 502
Write 424
Mixed 20
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 11.8
4K Mixed 0.8
41% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 88.9
DQ Write 12.7
DQ Mixed 0.8
13% 34.1 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 82%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
190GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 472 399 278 278 278 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 485
Mixed 436
SusWrite 358
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 47.3
175% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 127%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
962GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 80 88 89 83 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 50.5
Write 81.3
Mixed 55
SusWrite 85.5
50% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.5
172% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF2X04JEEE36-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 91%
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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 7,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,114
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