MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 164%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive363% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 08:54
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$354
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 502
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 710
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,055
EVGA(3842 2383) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 236%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$190
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2273 2198 1413 1429 1363 809 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
363% Outstanding
Read 2,688
Write 2,474
Mixed 1,869
SusWrite 1,581
483% 2,153 MB/s
4K Read 71.1
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 98
332% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,444
DQ Write 1,058
DQ Mixed 1,212
916% 1,238 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 363%
Great: 369%
WD Green 240GB (2016)
223GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 270 140 134 134 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 457
Write 430
Mixed 387
SusWrite 209
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 19.3
98% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 32.8
88% 182 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 68%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$30
930GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 158 181 182 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 194
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 176
108% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 30.3
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.1
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 107%
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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 11,912 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $248Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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