MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '17 at 17:01
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 113
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 441
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 442
66% 444 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$263
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 200
Parallax 214
70% 216 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 217
Splatting 166
76% 177 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$139
135GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 480
Write 338
Mixed 336
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 26
113% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 45.7
98% 203 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 87%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
31GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 376
Mixed 406
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.5
130% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 69.2
119% 231 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 93%
Seagate ST9640320AS 640GB-$49
543GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5799 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 85
Write 83.3
Mixed 73
60% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 0.84
4K Mixed 0.44
84% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 47%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$45
441GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 74
Write 63.1
Mixed 56.2
48% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.19
66% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 102%
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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 2,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,059
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