MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive81.1% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161027
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:34
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 157
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 559
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 551
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 784
MC Float 890
MC Mixed 850
126% 841 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 313
Parallax 326
105% 329 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 316
Splatting 246
110% 257 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 489
Write 339
Mixed 339
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 26.8
127% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 15.5
26% 47.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
928GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 142
Write 151
Mixed 145
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.36
147% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FAD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 13
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47%
Great: 47%
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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 8,411 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,180
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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