MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 160%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics187% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateNov 13 '20 at 16:21
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 89.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 259
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 684
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.3%
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 (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
187% Outstanding
Lighting 217
Reflection 246
Parallax 326
176% 263 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 242
Splatting 145
201% 227 fps
Poor: 156%
This bench: 187%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$125
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 473
Write 307
Mixed 310
80% 363 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.9
148% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 306
214% 267 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 93%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$76
49GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 77 78 77 78 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 402
Write 80.4
Mixed 128
SusWrite 77.5
37% 172 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 43.9
154% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 92.9
70% 94.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 69%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
99GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,530
Write 2,366
Mixed 1,657
486% 2,184 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 90.3
302% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,581
DQ Write 1,344
DQ Mixed 1,434
1,082% 1,453 MB/s
Poor: 199% Great: 318%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
461GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 194 195 195 194 194 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 135
Write 95.7
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 193
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 87%

 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 8,950 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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,117
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