MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 94.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.5% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:42
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 491
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 492
74% 493 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 191
Parallax 216
70% 213 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 196
Splatting 160
71% 166 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
159GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 402
Mixed 414
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 27.9
150% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 27.7
35% 60.2 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74%
Great: 86%
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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 4,477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,138
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $135
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $89G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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