MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 23:55
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
79.2% Very good
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 363
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 378
55% 370 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 301
Parallax 345
106% 329 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 303
Splatting 235
106% 247 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 417 449 457 449 449 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 472
Mixed 362
SusWrite 432
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 47
169% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 348
265% 358 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
911GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 173 174 175 174 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 167
Mixed 105
SusWrite 173
117% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 29.3
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 30.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 104%
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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 7,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,114
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $66Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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