MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:09
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 152
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 546
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 764
MC Float 862
MC Mixed 820
122% 815 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2725 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 468
Reflection 410
Parallax 432
141% 437 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 421
Splatting 255
136% 310 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$73
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 705
Write 337
Mixed 453
110% 498 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 37
192% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 53.4
92% 172 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 170
Mixed 168
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.28
135% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
858GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 183
Mixed 159
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.37
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.29
138% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 26.3
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 30.6
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 102%
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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 7,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,214
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