MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:39
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 438
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 658
92% 619 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
EVGA(3842 6696) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 485
Parallax 580
168% 530 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 512
Splatting 274
154% 347 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
145GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 403
Mixed 412
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 48.8
183% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 95.8
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 115
109% 165 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Crucial MX200 250GB-$216
14GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 523
Write 331
Mixed 302
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 16.5
115% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 16.6
72% 161 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 101%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
13GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 329
Mixed 392
91% 413 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 30.9
129% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 46.8
90% 176 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 96%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$141
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 161
Mixed 148
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 2.55
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.32
182% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26.9
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 91%
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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 3,551 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) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,100
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