MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '21 at 13:36
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$244
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 140
2-Core 281
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 549
75% 551 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8623) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2277 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 232
Parallax 152
102% 170 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 138
Splatting 127
108% 126 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 189 231 234 234 229 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 493
Mixed 323
SusWrite 228
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 61.5
216% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 317
250% 348 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 118%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
859GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 185 184 186 176 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 139
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 181
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 21.2
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.3
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 79%

 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 7,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,109
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-10600K $224Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $49
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Intel Core i7-10700K $315Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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