MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 76.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive77% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (24%). 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:05
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
76.4% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 114
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 379
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 426
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$174
28GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77% Very good
Read 395
Write 347
Mixed 311
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 17.5
107% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 50.8
77% 151 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77%
Great: 95%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
381GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 102
Write 123
Mixed 126
89% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.25
101% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 84%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
339GB free, PID a108
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
30.2% Below average
Read 72
Write 68.8
Mixed 60.8
85% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.19
60% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 80.4
50% 80.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 88%
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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%
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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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