MSI H270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics10.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive78% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI H270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171121
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 03:05
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-6500-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 398
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 396
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 77%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5750
Sapphire(174B E148) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 35.8
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 31.6
11% 30.7 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 25.5
Splatting 25.2
10% 23.2 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 136 128 130 128 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 311
Write 144
Mixed 302
SusWrite 142
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 38.4
145% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 184
165% 247 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78%
Great: 79%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$84
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 125 125 127 128 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 123
Write 95.6
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 126
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 1.7
377% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
927GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 185 186 187 187 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 175
Mixed 110
SusWrite 185
125% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 114%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
234GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 71 70 70 69 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 117
Write 108
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 70.2
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 98%
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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 H270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI H270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $579
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