MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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.
Graphics103% 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 Drive113% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 19:55
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 498
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 753
111% 743 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 303
Parallax 316
98% 312 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 297
Splatting 239
106% 248 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$185
286GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 503
Mixed 515
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 41.7
178% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 164
174% 289 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 121%
Great: 127%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
165GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 418
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 40.6
178% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 101
133% 241 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$56
687GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 159
Write 144
Mixed 135
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 27.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.7%
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 3,087 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
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: $1,119
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $263Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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