MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics81.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:26
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 534
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 548
125% 554 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 548
83% 552 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2352 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Lighting 255
Reflection 223
Parallax 238
77% 239 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 231
Splatting 184
85% 198 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 406
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 51.2
197% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 116
144% 257 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
371GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 111
Write 142
Mixed 117
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.68
198% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 28.7
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 31.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 104%
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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 8,976 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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