MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:48
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 145
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 476
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 664
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 665
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 297
Parallax 323
101% 322 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 310
Splatting 239
106% 249 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$250
322GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,530
Write 1,336
Mixed 1,321
380% 1,729 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 34.9
214% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 61.7
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 208
173% 235 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 256%
Great: 284%
USB Flash Drive 16GB
15GB free, PID 5598
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Read 38.1
Write 8.04
Mixed 8.27
17% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.86
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 1.07
111% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 30.6
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 141%
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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 870 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,053
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $106
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $320Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $219Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $170
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $122SanDisk Extreme 64GB $35
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $137SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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