MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 05 '17 at 22:15
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 494
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 767
MC Mixed 702
107% 714 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 180
Parallax 200
62% 194 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 191
Splatting 126
67% 155 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$160
77GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 420
Mixed 470
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 39.9
157% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 74.2
113% 213 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$45
391GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 95
Write 99.1
Mixed 89.3
71% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.13
65% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 60%
Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632 1.5TB
17GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 39.5
Write 39.4
Mixed 35.7
49% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.15
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.16
21% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.3% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 99%
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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 2,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,137
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