MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 Drive233% 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.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:43
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 485
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 675
MC Float 841
MC Mixed 734
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 541
Reflection 528
Parallax 566
170% 545 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 517
Splatting 295
159% 361 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 164%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
249GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,058
Write 1,367
Mixed 1,206
341% 1,543 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 32.6
216% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 63.5
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 29.8
48% 87.8 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 233%
Great: 285%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 30.7
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 31.6
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
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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 4,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,110
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HDDRAMUSB
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