MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% 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 Drive97.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 10:46
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 121
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 388
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 714
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 83%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 443
Reflection 409
Parallax 430
136% 427 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 417
Splatting 255
134% 306 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$290
529GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 396
Mixed 411
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 28.6
156% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 45.6
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 117
104% 149 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
2TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 178
Mixed 167
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.26
81% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 19.9
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 103%
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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 4,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,126
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $52Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $204SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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