MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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.
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-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 23:39
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 499
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 759
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 384
Parallax 412
132% 411 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 412
Splatting 244
130% 297 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 131%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
84GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 76% Great: 114%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 151
Mixed 172
126% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
266GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 154
Write 118
Mixed 126
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.18
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$250
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 31.7
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,210
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