MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive250% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:52
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 482
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 754
MC Mixed 729
108% 720 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 493
Reflection 482
Parallax 542
158% 506 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 483
Splatting 288
151% 345 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 154%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
424GB free
Firmware: CXY7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,137
Write 1,339
Mixed 1,311
352% 1,596 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 37.2
211% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 401
DQ Mixed 189
216% 373 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 250%
Great: 272%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$209
199GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 473
Mixed 512
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.1
178% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 172
179% 293 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$275
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 140
Write 142
Mixed 110
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.4
121% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.9% Average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 105%
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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 3,425 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) - $161

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,136
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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