MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics81.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive126% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 24 '20 at 12:48
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium G4400-$140
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.1% Good
Memory 87.8
1-Core 99.7
2-Core 193
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 194
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.5% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 110
Parallax 101
82% 104 fps
MRender 92.2
Gravity 101
Splatting 98
81% 97.1 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 321 451 467 481 399 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 407
Mixed 406
SusWrite 397
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 65
217% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 126%
Great: 130%
Intenso Sata III 128GB
119GB free
Firmware: P1111A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 276 352 361 362 358 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 389
Write 305
Mixed 285
SusWrite 324
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 28.1
112% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 182
159% 232 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.M8FB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12.5
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 41%

 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 8,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,131
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