MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.8% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). 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)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit kolorów,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 15:15
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Celeron G3930-$44
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
29.5% Poor
1-Core 62.8
2-Core 133
46% 98.1 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 129
15% 115 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 610 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A71) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.8% Terrible
Lighting 10.1
Reflection 13.6
Parallax 11
3% 11.6 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 0.1
Splatting 21.2
1% 10.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.8%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
GOODRAM 120GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 148 132 108 83 103 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.9% Below average
Read 261
Write 88.8
Mixed 108
SusWrite 122
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 31.3
4K Mixed 8.4
40% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 73.6
80% 133 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905702-010.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
34.9% Below average
MC Read 12
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 11
34% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 4.5
19% 6.5 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 46%
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 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 14,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,181
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