MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics137% 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 Drive107% 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
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SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 11:13
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 141
2-Core 275
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 754
78% 615 Pts
64-Core 760
51% 760 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
137% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 519
Parallax 636
144% 567 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 530
Splatting 308
137% 366 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 137%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A0A 250GB
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 253 247 247 235 226 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 463
Mixed 409
SusWrite 265
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 51.2
175% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$36
518GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 166 170 170 170 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 169
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 27.2
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 28.7
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 104%

 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 5,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,082
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HDDRAMUSB
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