MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.5% 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 Drive70.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 27 '17 at 03:21
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 441
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 729
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Lighting 2.6
Reflection 396
Parallax 419
47% 272 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 424
Splatting 254
134% 307 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$130
4GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 482
Write 261
Mixed 274
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 11.6
88% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 28.7
76% 165 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
688GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 169
Mixed 159
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.38
146% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$193
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 27.6
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 29
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 109%
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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 6,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,158
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