MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 22:25
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
76.9% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 236
87% 182 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 668
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 282
Parallax 327
97% 306 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 291
Splatting 218
102% 238 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 403 411 418 408 225 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 275
Write 104
Mixed 330
SusWrite 375
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 36
135% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 223
190% 276 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 103%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
478GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 128 133 134 134 133 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 143
Write 131
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 133
77% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
140% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 152 152 151 151 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 162
Mixed 85
SusWrite 151
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 31.1
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 29.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 112%
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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 12,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,122
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