MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 14:48
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i7-6700-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 438
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 617
91% 611 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$175
Gigabyte(1458 22F9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 176
Parallax 264
66% 209 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 202
Splatting 131
69% 158 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 128GB
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 443
Write 240
Mixed 206
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 31.9
141% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 103
106% 175 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 118%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
5GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 77 78 78 79 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 81.3
Write 83.8
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 77.4
57% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 104%
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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 11,508 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) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,161
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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