MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics147% 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 Drive99.9% 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.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateSep 09 '21 at 08:51
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 94.7
2-Core 233
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 441
61% 445 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 471.68
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 181
Reflection 196
Parallax 203
146% 193 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 190
Splatting 127
147% 152 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 147%
Great: 148%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 345 369 346 333 318 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 396
Mixed 268
SusWrite 318
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 42.9
144% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 272
227% 328 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 35.6
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 31.2
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 8 60 23.5" 1280 720 SAM0D2C C24F390
Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 9,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,204
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HDDRAMUSB
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