MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive86.6% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:25
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 149
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 515
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 739
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$395
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2277 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 319
Parallax 340
105% 332 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 311
Splatting 249
112% 263 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
459GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 411
Mixed 421
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 51.7
202% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 119
124% 201 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$184
101GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 523
Write 181
Mixed 312
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 19.7
150% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 81.2
110% 201 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 26.4
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 104%
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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 3,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $161

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,114
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