MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 189%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 158%
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 96.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics201% 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 Drive84.2% 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 12 '20 at 17:04
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 746
82% 633 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.1%
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: 457.30
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
201% Outstanding
Lighting 254
Reflection 244
Parallax 305
205% 268 fps
MRender 295
Gravity 235
Splatting 144
196% 224 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 201%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$40
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 115 56 40 66 53 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 472
Write 336
Mixed 89
SusWrite 75.4
53% 243 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 42.4
158% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 170
156% 239 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 82%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
746GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 479 490 486 494 493 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 493
Mixed 404
SusWrite 482
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 54.1
197% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 126%
Great: 123%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
421GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 132 132 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 63.2
Write 91.8
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 133
58% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 188 189 190 193 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 122
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 190
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$87
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 24
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 95%

 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 8,928 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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