MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.3% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:11
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 526
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 520
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 152
Parallax 253
67% 200 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 157
Splatting 172
62% 150 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC120G1CS1754D117-551 120GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS111101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 266 279 120 87 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 395
Write 283
Mixed 266
SusWrite 174
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 41.4
158% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 178
161% 243 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
115GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 97 93 96 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 72
Mixed 71
SusWrite 95.5
62% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$88
460GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 52 52 53 54 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 85.3
Write 92.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 52.4
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27.8
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 25.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 103%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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