MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive42.4% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 22:22
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 566
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 768
114% 761 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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: 419.67
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 375
Parallax 388
119% 383 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 375
Splatting 241
124% 284 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 122%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$50
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0831C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 9.9 59 95 75 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 501
Write 416
Mixed 26.7
SusWrite 111
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 1.2
47% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 7
DQ Mixed 0.5
16% 43.3 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
440GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 146 146 146 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 149
Mixed 95
SusWrite 146
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 184 187 181 172 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 15% Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 22.8
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 25.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80%
Great: 89%
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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 11,129 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) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,183
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