MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive87.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory19.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 10 '21 at 07:11
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 84.8
1-Core 135
2-Core 247
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 699
73% 574 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 137
Parallax 127
100% 129 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 130
Splatting 113
102% 119 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 240GB
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM22.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 262 135 270 177 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 458
Write 454
Mixed 317
SusWrite 241
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 39.3
137% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 139
142% 228 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 99%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
301GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 473 468 484 471 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 484
Mixed 401
SusWrite 475
105% 464 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.5
217% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 133%
Great: 133%
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$125
504GB free
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1699 1624 1655 1639 1713 878 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
345% Outstanding
Read 2,545
Write 1,636
Mixed 1,278
SusWrite 1,534
390% 1,748 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 95.2
315% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,216
DQ Write 1,109
DQ Mixed 1220
900% 1,182 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 345%
Great: 353%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
875GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 108 106 107 107 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 106
124% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$203
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 105%

 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 9,022 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,207
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