MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '17 at 12:43
Run Duration75 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 98.4
SC Mixed 118
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 437
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 484
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
56GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 109
Write 72
Mixed 60.2
60% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.16
30% 0.21 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.6
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 82%
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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 7,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,251
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