MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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.
Graphics45.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:47
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 560
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 553
83% 556 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Asus(1043 856B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1619 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
45.8% Average
Lighting 153
Reflection 126
Parallax 139
46% 139 fps
MRender 97.1
Gravity 131
Splatting 90.3
46% 106 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
30GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 395
Write 350
Mixed 311
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 18.2
112% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 50
75% 147 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 96%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
387GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 115
Write 115
Mixed 126
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 84%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
338GB free, PID a108
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 76.5
Write 74
Mixed 60.1
89% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.21
59% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$188
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 27.7
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 25.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 85.4%
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 5,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,170
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