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 (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive79.1% 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 (26%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:17
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 480
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 497
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 398
Write 350
Mixed 315
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 18.2
113% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 50.6
77% 153 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 117%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
381GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 122
Write 115
Mixed 124
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.29
104% 1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 82%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
339GB free, PID a108
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
30.5% Below average
Read 71.9
Write 69.8
Mixed 61.8
86% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 27.2
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 89%
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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 8,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,251
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HDDRAMUSB
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