MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics181% 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 Drive101% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory14.6 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 00:55
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 155
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 157
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 614
QC Float 616
QC Mixed 617
140% 616 Pts
MC Int 782
MC Float 887
MC Mixed 847
125% 839 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
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 (97th percentile)
181% Outstanding
Lighting 603
Reflection 564
Parallax 620
188% 596 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 579
Splatting 314
175% 395 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 181%
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 below expectations (36th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 501
Write 344
Mixed 320
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 13.1
127% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 14.3
26% 50.1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 106%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 419
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 28.7
173% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 50
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 28.7
39% 67.8 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
652GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 155
Write 148
Mixed 142
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.35
119% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.9%
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 39
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 28.2
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 47.4
84% 47.4 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 8,977 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
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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) $40Corsair 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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