MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 07:05
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-7600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
87.9% Excellent
SC Int 134
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 420
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 508
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 184
Reflection 185
Parallax 181
56% 183 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 202
Splatting 203
85% 203 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500NM0011 500GB-$32
81GB free
Firmware: SN02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7202 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 119
Write 113
Mixed 114
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.35
115% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 30.5
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 31.3
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
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 4,570 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,144
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $294AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $112
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $40
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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