MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 80.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics170% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.1% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory23 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 18:15
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$354
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 376
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 652
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 556
Reflection 510
Parallax 622
179% 563 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 549
Splatting 291
163% 367 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 250GB-$40
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 213 206 209 209 202 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 488
Write 292
Mixed 218
SusWrite 209
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 36.7
126% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 234
202% 300 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 105%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
821GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1333 1361 1430 664 101 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,383
Write 1,516
Mixed 1,036
SusWrite 832
268% 1,192 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 78
277% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 898
DQ Mixed 272
343% 599 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 226%
Great: 273%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
782GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 163 160 164 164 164 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 179
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 163
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
236% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$68
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 171 172 174 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 164
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 172
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2133C15-8GVR 04CB DDR4 2400 2OZ 04CD F4-2133C15-8GVR 04CB DDR4 2400 2OZ 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.7% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 17.2
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 71%
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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 11,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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