MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive117% 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
7 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '18 at 18:18
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 475
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 706
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 319
Parallax 337
109% 338 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 319
Splatting 248
112% 261 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
73GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 406
Mixed 412
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 51.1
191% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 117
134% 233 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 22.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 26.4
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 88%
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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 4,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,106
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $87
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $185SanDisk Extreme 64GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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