MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.5% 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 Drive69.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:57
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 430
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 635
MC Float 758
MC Mixed 703
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 272
Parallax 289
89% 283 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 275
Splatting 218
98% 230 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
M.2 2280 120GB
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1107A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 45 49 48 57 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 456
Write 385
Mixed 196
SusWrite 85.9
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 17.2
133% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 26.8
61% 126 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 106%
Crucial M500 240GB-$59
25GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 69 63 64 62 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 437
Write 276
Mixed 301
SusWrite 86.8
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 38.9
153% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 184
168% 258 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
210GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 173 173 174 174 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 134
Write 111
Mixed 76
SusWrite 172
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 115%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$104
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 148 142 149 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 144
Write 140
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 145
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
266% 2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 92%
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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 11,497 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: $1,162
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