MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive102% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 08 '17 at 18:53
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 538
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 716
109% 725 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$54
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 395
Parallax 421
132% 416 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 423
Splatting 261
136% 311 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$154
322GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 409
Mixed 417
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 29.6
167% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 49.2
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 29
64% 122 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 169
Mixed 162
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.33
133% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.5% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 3,995 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 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,125
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