MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.5% 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
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '17 at 16:58
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 466
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 747
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 281
Parallax 328
100% 309 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 281
Splatting 207
98% 227 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000L7 256GB
186GB free
Firmware: EMT03L6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 517
Write 300
Mixed 366
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 22.1
154% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.5
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 21.6
35% 63.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 92%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$118
159GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 463
Write 192
Mixed 255
66% 303 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 12.9
109% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 11.2
26% 51.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 77%
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000L7 256GB
145GB free
Firmware: EMT03L6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 296
Mixed 366
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 33.7
165% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 110
143% 260 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 182
Mixed 172
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.17
80% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Verbatim USB External SSD 253GB
229GB free, PID 0246
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 11% Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.2% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 11.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 14.9
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 79%
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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 2,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,060
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HDDRAMUSB
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