MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 170%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics200% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 04 '20 at 01:16
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89% Excellent
Memory 89.7
1-Core 132
2-Core 260
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 714
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 403F) ≥ 4GB; GeForce RTX™ 3080 GAMING OC 10G
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
200% Outstanding
Lighting 251
Reflection 243
Parallax 287
203% 260 fps
MRender 306
Gravity 234
Splatting 141
197% 227 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 200%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 303 300 300 300 299 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 413
Mixed 261
SusWrite 305
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 42.8
168% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 208
192% 297 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
878GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 480 479 484 484 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 474
Mixed 331
SusWrite 481
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 27.7
165% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 242
212% 316 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 119%
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
916GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 480 479 483 484 484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 482
Mixed 301
SusWrite 481
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 56.5
188% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 250
215% 318 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 124%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.6% Average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.8
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 103%

 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 8,927 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,132
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