MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 1024 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '18 at 23:22
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 340
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 446
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 479
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
EVGA(3842 6262) ≥ 4GB; EVGA GEFORCE GTX 1060
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 196
Parallax 211
71% 215 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 209
Splatting 165
75% 175 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3G2120G 120GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 140 140 131 131 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 491
Write 195
Mixed 228
SusWrite 136
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 26
121% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 135
130% 209 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
37.7% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.7
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.7
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 42%
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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 7,104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,044
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