MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics184% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 23 hrs ago, 23 hrs ago, 20 hrs ago, 20 hrs ago, 20 hrs ago, 20 hrs ago, 17 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:51
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 157
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 622
QC Float 640
QC Mixed 624
143% 629 Pts
MC Int 802
MC Float 915
MC Mixed 865
129% 861 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 121%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3077 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Lighting 610
Reflection 571
Parallax 624
185% 601 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 598
Splatting 309
154% 401 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 184%
Great: 185%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$96
193GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 404
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 29.9
175% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 115
135% 232 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$254
121GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 490
Write 293
Mixed 277
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 13.7
127% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39.5
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 13.5
26% 50.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$133
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 28.3
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 63%
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 1,968 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) - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,087
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HDDRAMUSB
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