MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive324% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:56
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 501
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 730
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1961 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 395
Parallax 419
130% 419 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 422
Splatting 254
127% 307 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 132%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$295
354GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
324% Outstanding
Read 2,655
Write 1,999
Mixed 2,144
504% 2,266 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 55.4
238% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 40.2
165% 369 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 324%
Great: 333%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013)-$70
11GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 55.2
Write 76.8
Mixed 76.2
53% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.19
72% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 32.2
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 31.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,106
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