MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% 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 Drive160% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170407
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 04:42
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 546
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 740
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Gigabyte(1458 3730) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 383
Parallax 380
121% 386 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 383
Splatting 252
127% 293 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 124%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
166GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1,396
Write 551
Mixed 764
198% 904 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 46.6
180% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 435
DQ Mixed 103
150% 273 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 160%
Great: 160%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$64
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 181
Mixed 174
135% 179 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.23
111% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Seagate FreeAgent Go 500GB
125GB free, PID 2120
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 38.6
Write 39.4
Mixed 39.2
51% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.2
45% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 114%
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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 4,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $859
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HDDRAMUSB
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