MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive46.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 12:38
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 437
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 720
106% 711 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 369
Parallax 398
128% 397 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 396
Splatting 238
127% 289 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 127%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2016)
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 75 77 102 77 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 447
Write 22
Mixed 124
SusWrite 85.7
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 9.3
64% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 54.2
DQ Mixed 13
35% 77 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 71%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
231GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 443 469 480 408 339 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 469
Mixed 420
SusWrite 435
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 67
228% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
889GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 183 183 182 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 167
Mixed 94
SusWrite 182
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 31.7
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
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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 7,738 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,116
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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