MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 94.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics24% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:27
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 455
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 705
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Asus(1043 8422) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
24% Poor
Lighting 36.8
Reflection 42.5
Parallax 85
17% 54.8 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 84.7
Splatting 53.1
29% 67.6 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 415
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 27.3
154% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 71.1
110% 206 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 124%
Intenso Rainbow Line 16GB
14GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
6.28% Terrible
Read 22.5
Write 8.6
Mixed 9.72
15% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.82
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.004
18% 1.61 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.28%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.6% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 84%
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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 8,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,197
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