MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% 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 Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
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SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 21:31
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Memory 94
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 755
80% 622 Pts
64-Core 762
51% 762 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 497
Parallax 547
136% 521 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 525
Splatting 287
136% 357 fps
Poor: 108%
This bench: 136%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A0A 250GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 281 247 247 249 248 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 464
Mixed 411
SusWrite 269
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.4
188% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 355
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
690GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 191 192 193 193 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 151
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 192
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 23.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 28.7
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 72%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,159
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