MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive109% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:08
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 558
QC Float 609
QC Mixed 568
131% 579 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 583
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 132 133 131 125 125 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 428
Mixed 372
SusWrite 144
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 57.9
214% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 322
245% 333 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
410GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 143 142 142 143 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 167
Mixed 96.3
SusWrite 142
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 108%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 187 186 185 187 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 189
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 186
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 35.5
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
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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 8,356 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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