MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.9% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 03:38
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$312
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 399
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 663
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 185
Parallax 200
68% 205 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 204
Splatting 161
73% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Galax TA1D0120A 120GB
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 98 79 58 78 52 MB/s
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.9% Good
Read 166
Write 158
Mixed 236
SusWrite 77.9
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 30.1
130% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 99.2
118% 203 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
672GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 171 172 172 172 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 160
Mixed 102
SusWrite 172
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
776GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 196 197 197 199 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 201
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 197
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$86
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.8% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 13.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 11,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,242
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HDDRAMUSB
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