MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
18 days ago, 13 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161027
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateAug 11 '19 at 08:28
Run Duration76 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
75.5% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 247
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 473
65% 473 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 341
Reflection 302
Parallax 354
89% 332 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 311
Splatting 239
81% 252 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 500
Write 463
Mixed 389
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 63.8
222% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 355
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.6
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 14.2
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 109%
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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 13,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,169
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