MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:06
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 508
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 527
78% 524 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 201
Parallax 211
68% 212 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 206
Splatting 165
74% 173 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
168GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 43.8
179% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 29.4
103% 229 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 168
Mixed 158
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.21
88% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
52.2% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 13.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,132
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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