MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive85.8% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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)
Memory24.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:24
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 452
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 748
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 568
Reflection 538
Parallax 581
177% 562 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 532
Splatting 297
162% 366 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 168%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 500GB-$125
242GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 499
Write 224
Mixed 286
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 20.3
94% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 46
95% 197 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 89%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$92
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 483
Write 324
Mixed 340
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 26.3
115% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 46.9
95% 196 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 100%
Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: DN02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 217
Write 206
Mixed 180
151% 201 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 4.53
4K Mixed 0.4
180% 2.06 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 121%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.6% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 103%
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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 7,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,234
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