MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive262% 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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 09:34
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-6600K-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 574
QC Mixed 554
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 571
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Nvidia(10DE 1B06) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 551
Reflection 540
Parallax 625
179% 572 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 538
Splatting 290
163% 368 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
124GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,879
Write 1,235
Mixed 1,394
402% 1,836 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 27.2
212% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 62.2
DQ Write 434
DQ Mixed 30.7
88% 176 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 262%
Great: 261%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$95
471GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 118
Write 157
Mixed 121
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.45
175% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
MC Read 44.9
MC Write 49.7
MC Mixed 35.5
124% 43.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 50.2
SC Mixed 35.3
106% 37 GB/s
Latency 42
95% 42 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
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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 6,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,185
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