MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 183%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 143%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics199% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive288% 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.
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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 15:55
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 269
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 508
70% 509 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,300
Zotac(19DA 4513) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 4100 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
199% Outstanding
Lighting 714
Reflection 623
Parallax 847
188% 728 fps
MRender 625
Gravity 697
Splatting 343
200% 555 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 199%
Great: 201%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$172
137GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 353 362 147 148 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 459
Write 468
Mixed 392
SusWrite 238
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 37.5
139% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 305
221% 283 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 95%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$84
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 745 657 645 612 602 603 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,391
Write 2,274
Mixed 1,580
SusWrite 644
385% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 87.1
290% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,640
DQ Write 1,175
DQ Mixed 1,331
1,015% 1,382 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 288%
Great: 325%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 114 111 109 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 68.2
Write 114
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 113
61% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 30.3
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 29.3
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%

 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 3,741 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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HDDRAMUSB
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