MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82.6% 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 Drive70.4% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 15:45
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 560
QC Float 609
QC Mixed 565
131% 578 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 886
MC Mixed 756
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$325
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Lighting 260
Reflection 227
Parallax 243
79% 243 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 239
Splatting 183
86% 199 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
37GB free
Firmware: 3B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 495
Write 335
Mixed 350
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 15.7
96% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 75.7
DQ Mixed 69.7
48% 56.4 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 82%
Hds721010kla33r RSD HUA 1TB
737GB free
Firmware: AG0A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 78.8
Write 81.6
Mixed 80.4
60% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.43
105% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 47%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
419GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 103
Write 112
Mixed 94.9
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST500VT000-1DK142 500GB
103GB free
Firmware: SDC2 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 75.9
Write 77.2
Mixed 77.2
58% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.64
4K Mixed 0.17
48% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FADM 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FADM 16GB
2800, 2800, 2800 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 26.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.1%
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 5,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,107
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