MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.4% 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 Drive50.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 12 '19 at 03:33
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 130
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 433
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 646
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$314
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 243
Reflection 243
Parallax 277
79% 254 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 225
Splatting 185
82% 191 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 101 85 115 79 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 351
Write 110
Mixed 127
SusWrite 96.2
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 20
74% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 31.9
61% 121 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$73
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 197 195 184 188 198 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 151
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 189
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 18.8
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 15.6
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 96%
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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 Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 1,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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