MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 156%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics177% 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 Drive108% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 08 '20 at 10:43
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 96.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 248
94% 161 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 693
72% 565 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3892) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
177% Outstanding
Lighting 203
Reflection 225
Parallax 297
164% 241 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 231
Splatting 140
192% 217 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 177%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
465GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 467 467 484 482 483 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 488
Mixed 410
SusWrite 474
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 52
186% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 357
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 123%
Great: 131%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB-$66
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 410 414 417 413 418 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 463
Mixed 339
SusWrite 412
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 42.2
155% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 269
225% 326 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 190 191 189 190 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 152
Mixed 81
SusWrite 188
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
465GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 128 129 128 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 131
Write 122
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 129
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 30.1
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 29
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 100%

 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 9,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,178
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