MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics31.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:37
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 158
SC Float 164
SC Mixed 161
129% 161 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 597
QC Mixed 590
131% 577 Pts
MC Int 794
MC Float 904
MC Mixed 861
128% 853 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 118%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
31.1% Below average
Lighting 65.9
Reflection 227
Parallax 52.5
19% 115 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 186
40% 111 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 511
Write 406
Mixed 446
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 23
106% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 76.9
DQ Mixed 67.2
47% 56.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 86%
Hds721010kla33r RSD HUA 1TB
2TB free
Firmware: GKAOAG0A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 161
Write 151
Mixed 144
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 47%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 154
Write 153
Mixed 140
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FADM 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FADM 16GB
2733, 2733, 2733 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 26.9
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 29.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 95%
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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 7,686 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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