MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive230% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:27
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i5-7600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 457
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 472
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 416
Reflection 396
Parallax 419
129% 410 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 401
Splatting 252
130% 297 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 130%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$142
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 2,143
Write 1,323
Mixed 1,198
343% 1,555 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 30.8
187% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 57.5
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 30.4
78% 154 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 230%
Great: 255%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
133GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 343
Mixed 354
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 25.8
142% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 78.3
117% 222 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 184
Mixed 178
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.36
115% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.3% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.1
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 120%
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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 8,941 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,197
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