MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive98% 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.
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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 06 '19 at 07:08
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$362
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 255
94% 197 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 689
80% 610 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 314
Parallax 457
100% 383 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 381
Splatting 235
112% 331 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$144
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 475 167 134 135 134 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 481
Mixed 386
SusWrite 252
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 42.7
168% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 263
202% 272 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98%
Great: 94%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$79
138GB free
Firmware: 527ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 192 196 187 185 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 405
Write 286
Mixed 263
SusWrite 193
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 46.4
173% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 218
168% 230 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 83%
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
613GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 433 444 471 473 471 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 235
Write 106
Mixed 140
SusWrite 454
53% 234 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 41.8
139% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 213
163% 218 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 104%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$53
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 119 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 139
Write 133
Mixed 88
SusWrite 121
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$92
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 27.5
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 32.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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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 15,138 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,140
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HDDRAMUSB
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