MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:39
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 423
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 420
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 201
Parallax 214
68% 212 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 205
Splatting 155
73% 170 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
590GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 140
Mixed 134
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.29
86% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
74.2% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 21.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 97%
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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 7,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
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: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,260
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HDDRAMUSB
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