MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 21:38
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 436
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 432
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 277
Parallax 308
100% 305 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 290
Splatting 222
101% 234 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,058
Write 7,072
Mixed 7,159
1,657% 7,430 MB/s
4K Read 922
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 327
1,927% 486 MB/s
DQ Read 2,335
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 1,510
1,085% 1,449 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 134%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$91
7GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 302
Write 211
Mixed 153
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 15
77% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 103
89% 132 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 82%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
220GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 126 126 125 124 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 131
Mixed 85
SusWrite 124
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
194% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 74%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$53
931GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 140 141 140 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 141
Write 144
Mixed 71
SusWrite 140
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 94%
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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 8,986 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,209
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