MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive165% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime10.4 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 18:50
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-7700K-$308
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 547
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 776
MC Mixed 740
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 175
Parallax 274
71% 217 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 198
Splatting 129
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PLEXTOR PX-256M8 256GB
181GB free
Firmware: 1.05 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,732
Write 739
Mixed 976
252% 1,149 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 24
165% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 22.6
33% 58.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 165%
Great: 212%
Seagate ST2000VX003-1HH164 2TB
895GB free
Firmware: CV12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 115
Write 128
Mixed 117
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.2
69% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 26.1
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 88%
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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 4,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $161

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,194
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