MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics102% 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 Drive71.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:23
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 120
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 111
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 257
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 399
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 299
Parallax 314
100% 313 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 297
Splatting 230
104% 243 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$59
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 480
Write 254
Mixed 257
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 13.2
93% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 28.1
74% 160 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
86GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 142
Write 132
Mixed 133
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.3
114% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
55.5% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 18.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 95%
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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 7,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,234
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