MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
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 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics173% 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 Drive113% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 00:27
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 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 (39th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 249
85% 150 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 653
70% 542 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Zotac(19DA 1653) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 246
Reflection 217
Parallax 219
199% 227 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 164
Splatting 134
144% 186 fps
Poor: 144%
This bench: 173%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB-$430
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X211T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 459 459 455 459 453 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 462
Mixed 279
SusWrite 454
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 42.2
166% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 157
169% 281 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Samsung 870 QVO 2TB-$170
2TB free
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 478 475 480 481 480 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 483
Mixed 429
SusWrite 477
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 59.2
205% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 129%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.8% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 8 60 27" 1280 720 DEL41D9 DELL S2721DGF
Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 9,453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,204
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HDDRAMUSB
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