MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics185% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:52
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 157
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 573
QC Mixed 577
129% 569 Pts
MC Int 782
MC Float 891
MC Mixed 839
125% 838 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 115%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Lighting 612
Reflection 570
Parallax 678
197% 620 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 590
Splatting 314
177% 399 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 185%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$149
344GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 340
Mixed 291
83% 377 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 20.5
136% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 8.99
78% 187 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 106%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 422
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 39.3
188% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 115
141% 251 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
652GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 142
Write 148
Mixed 141
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$167
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 27.9
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 34.2
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 8,975 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,218
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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