MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 29 '19 at 09:22
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 248
92% 192 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 727
77% 601 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Nvidia(10DE 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Lighting 369
Reflection 353
Parallax 368
97% 363 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 366
Splatting 234
96% 267 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE200 SSD 240GB
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 71.1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 230
Write 51.5
Mixed 86.5
26% 122 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 10.2
46% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 15
DQ Write 16.3
DQ Mixed 15.2
12% 15.5 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$30
287GB free
Firmware: 1A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 120
Write 61.8
Mixed 105
72% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 42% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.4% Average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.6
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 15,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,168
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