MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.8% 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 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.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 03 '18 at 16:56
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-7700-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 457
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 672
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$300
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 210
Parallax 243
76% 234 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 219
Splatting 171
77% 180 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 121
Write 114
Mixed 102
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.28
90% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 101%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
305GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 171
Mixed 159
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.18
74% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$305
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 28.1
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 27.5
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 90%
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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 6,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,175
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