MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive126% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '19 at 18:16
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 436
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 604
MC Float 733
MC Mixed 715
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$520
CLim: 1802 MHz, MLim: 980 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 1.4
Reflection 219
Parallax 651
73% 291 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 423
Splatting 306
133% 308 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$65
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 291 291 281 286 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 470
Mixed 362
SusWrite 306
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 66.6
232% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 347
264% 357 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 126%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$280
443GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 494 479 486 487 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 481
Mixed 419
SusWrite 488
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 65.2
220% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 350
266% 358 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 135%
Great: 136%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C15 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 10,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,161
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HDDRAMUSB
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