MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive42.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 09:32
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 406
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 671
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 284
Parallax 312
97% 303 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 392
Splatting 247
126% 290 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 114%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$34
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0831C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 58 82 92 35 47 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 462
Write 395
Mixed 343
SusWrite 105
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 1
42% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 23.9
51% 103 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
470GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 152 152 155 156 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 145
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 154
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.2% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 20.4
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 22.1
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 9,855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,227
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $750SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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