MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '17 at 07:25
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-7600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 489
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 484
73% 491 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 241
Reflection 205
Parallax 216
72% 221 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 220
Splatting 170
78% 181 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
438GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 394
Mixed 404
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 43
174% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 101
132% 238 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
813GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 133
Write 132
Mixed 127
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.23
91% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 76%
Seagate ST3500820AS 500GB
57GB free
Firmware: SD25 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 66.1
Write 62.4
Mixed 57.3
46% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.22
54% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 59%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$13
28GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 139
Write 55.9
Mixed 63.7
94% 86 MB/s
4K Read 5.79
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.91
120% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.5
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 28.8
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96%
Great: 103%
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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 2,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,053
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $313Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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