MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics154% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:55
Run Duration308 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 136
2-Core 251
94% 161 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 727
74% 582 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Nvidia(10DE 14B2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
154% Outstanding
Lighting 204
Reflection 251
Parallax 172
165% 209 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 161
Splatting 132
141% 183 fps
Poor: 151%
This bench: 154%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$124
311GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1477 1171 1168 1182 1215 1059 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
327% Outstanding
Read 2,472
Write 2,379
Mixed 1,650
SusWrite 1,212
432% 1,928 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 87.7
294% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,583
DQ Write 1,240
DQ Mixed 1,365
1,034% 1,396 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 327%
Great: 360%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$81
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 102 116 117 119 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 131
Write 125
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 114
71% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 128GB
116GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.9 7.7 3.8 2.2 5.6 1.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
3.86% Terrible
Read 11.7
Write 1.2
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 4.4
6% 5.37 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
18% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.86%
Great: 16%
SanDisk Ultra USB 2.0 16GB
13GB free, PID 556c
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.7 4.7 6.9 6.1 6 6.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
9.19% Terrible
Read 21.9
Write 12.2
Mixed 13.9
SusWrite 5.6
16% 13.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2
126% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.19%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 35.2
116% 40.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 48.5
SC Mixed 33.7
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%

 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% 1 329 267 165 31.5" 2560 1440 GBT3206 G32QC A
History: Score 68: 8R 5G 13B | Score 0: 0R 0G 0B
Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 10,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,200
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