MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics119% 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 Drive88.1% 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.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:07
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 471
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 746
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$419
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 391
Reflection 367
Parallax 381
120% 380 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 374
Splatting 233
118% 269 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 119%
Great: 128%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$74
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 500
Write 314
Mixed 264
79% 359 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 19.4
127% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 14
80% 187 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 20.1
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 89%
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 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 7,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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