MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics125% 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 Drive218% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:15
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-6500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 102
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 400
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 406
61% 407 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 368
Parallax 394
124% 388 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 391
Splatting 240
126% 288 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$116
137GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 2,211
Write 1,194
Mixed 1,166
335% 1,524 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 26.3
168% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 51.4
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 165
132% 176 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 218%
Great: 262%
HyperX Fury 120GB-$61
16GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 393
Write 116
Mixed 136
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 9.66
83% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 7.04
26% 53 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
316GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 159
Write 153
Mixed 149
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.29
93% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
73.3% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.6
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 82%
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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 7,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,251
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