MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics49.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive252% 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-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 19:30
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 136
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 465
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 720
110% 738 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Asus(1043 04AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1206 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49.8% Average
Lighting 125
Reflection 162
Parallax 187
46% 158 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 128
Splatting 119
53% 126 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
132GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,314
Write 1,182
Mixed 1,166
341% 1,554 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 36.3
218% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 459
DQ Mixed 224
255% 439 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 252%
Great: 267%
Corsair Force GT 120GB-$155
110GB free
Firmware: 5.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 513
Write 146
Mixed 216
63% 292 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 12.3
133% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 37.6
60% 116 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 75%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
62GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 505
Write 326
Mixed 333
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 16.2
125% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 40
36% 53.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 94%
WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB
456GB free
Firmware: 03.00C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 73.2
Write 84.6
Mixed 85.9
62% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.48
120% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
363GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 162
Write 137
Mixed 133
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.32
109% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$420
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 31.7
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 31.6
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
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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 4,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,139
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