MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 216%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 185%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics226% 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 Drive60.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '21 at 21:54
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 way above expectations (98th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 121
2-Core 292
95% 170 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 809
86% 669 Pts
64-Core 806
54% 806 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Lighting 310
Reflection 248
Parallax 286
251% 281 fps
MRender 323
Gravity 231
Splatting 168
198% 241 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 226%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 91 86 97 93 81 MB/s
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
60.4% Good
Read 199
Write 124
Mixed 144
SusWrite 88.5
31% 139 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 29.3
141% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 94.4
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 96.3
77% 106 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 73%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
161GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 190 79 80 82 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 460
Mixed 406
SusWrite 166
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 54.5
200% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$28
207GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 129 129 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
64% Good
Read 95.3
Write 59.3
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 128
55% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 64%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 27.8
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 44.9
SC Mixed 32.2
96% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%

 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 8,937 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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,117
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