MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive226% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:26
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 133
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 406
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 513
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.9% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 177
Parallax 205
62% 194 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 184
Splatting 149
67% 156 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$96
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 922 546 301 299 300 298 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,905
Write 1378
Mixed 583
SusWrite 444
238% 1,078 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 54.3
242% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,052
DQ Write 1,209
DQ Mixed 822
704% 1,028 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 226%
Great: 234%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 205 204 203 204 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 106
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 202
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 118%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
34.9% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.3
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 42%
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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 8,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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