MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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.
Graphics134% 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 Drive47.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:45
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 544
124% 545 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 742
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 392
Parallax 418
130% 410 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 420
Splatting 259
137% 314 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$55
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 418
Write 58.5
Mixed 323
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 5.94
89% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 10.2
19% 36 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 84%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$114
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 194
Mixed 169
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.42
140% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 78.D1GMW.AUB0B 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 11.6
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 42%
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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 8,009 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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