MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Gaming 100%
Desktop 115%
Workstation 77%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive196% 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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 08:07
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 743
76% 599 Pts
64-Core 739
50% 739 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 310
Parallax 391
100% 361 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 342
Splatting 235
102% 315 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS512GMTE110S 512GB
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0515A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1156 451 184 137 274 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,564
Write 1,348
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 392
244% 1,095 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 48.4
227% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 927
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 79.4
297% 654 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 196%
Great: 243%
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$34
63GB free
Firmware: SM14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 97 97 93 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 41.2
Write 80.5
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 96
44% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.6
318% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD48GU880-32A160T 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3264 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 27.4
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 30.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 112%
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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 15,233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 86%
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Workstation 63%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,192
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