MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 05:57
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CRI-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 246
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 670
71% 553 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86% Excellent
Lighting 348
Reflection 310
Parallax 326
92% 328 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 317
Splatting 242
86% 258 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$47
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 131 99 85 85 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 489
Write 162
Mixed 306
SusWrite 140
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 41.5
156% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 127
141% 237 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 88%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$140
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 138 143 146 142 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 96.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 138
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96%
Great: 107%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
14GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 3.6 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
5.12% Terrible
Read 23.5
Write 16
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 4.3
14% 12 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
12% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.12%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
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: How to enable XMP
41.2% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 107%

 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 3,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,187
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