MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive106% 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.
Very high background CPU (93%). 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:44
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i7-6700K-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 454
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 756
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 378 378 375 273 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 370
Mixed 273
SusWrite 326
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 43.9
181% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 316
241% 326 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$60
503GB free
Firmware: CC37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 103 100 103 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 112
Write 104
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 102
72% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
634GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 112
Write 104
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 117
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 86%
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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 8,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 73%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,093
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