MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive276% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:17
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 450
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 512
76% 511 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
EVGA(3842 6278) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 294
Parallax 316
103% 317 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 308
Splatting 237
107% 250 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 2,713
Write 1,299
Mixed 1,343
392% 1,785 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 45.2
229% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 379
DQ Mixed 160
202% 363 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 276%
Great: 257%
Corsair Force LX 512GB
130GB free
Firmware: N0530C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 426
Mixed 410
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 25
136% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 8.38
62% 140 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 183
Mixed 168
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.19
79% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
External USB 3.0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0103
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 175
Mixed 168
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
458GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 131
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$280
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 33
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 86.9
46% 86.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 103%
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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 7,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,142
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HDDRAMUSB
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