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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime10.4 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:02
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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 i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 552
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 552
83% 555 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$419
Nvidia(10DE 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 376
Parallax 394
125% 393 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 386
Splatting 252
124% 283 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 124%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD3200AAJS-61B4A0 120GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 519
Write 463
Mixed 447
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 53.3
195% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 219
177% 243 MB/s
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
44GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 289 304 306 290 230 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 495
Mixed 419
SusWrite 304
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 67.9
237% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 129%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
130GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 403 231 133 135 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 478
Mixed 386
SusWrite 245
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 42.9
168% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 271
207% 276 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 029E CMK4GX4M1A2400C16 12GB
2800, 2800 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 19.9
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,072
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