MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 19 '20 at 22:20
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 773
81% 634 Pts
64-Core 773
52% 773 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 148
Reflection 154
Parallax 132
122% 145 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 138
Splatting 108
63% 116 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 116%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 390 329 335 329 333 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 447
Mixed 388
SusWrite 365
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 53.7
183% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 363
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 92%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
116GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 280 283 283 285 285 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 452
Mixed 377
SusWrite 302
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 48.3
179% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$72
917GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 165 166 165 165 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 175
Mixed 86.1
SusWrite 165
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 28.6
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 32.9
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%

 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 4,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,133
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HDDRAMUSB
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