MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics20% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive66.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 Pentium G4560-$70
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62.1% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 287
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 287
43% 285 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
20% Very poor
Lighting 61.4
Reflection 39.7
Parallax 57.3
18% 52.8 fps
MRender 46.7
Gravity 62.1
Splatting 35.1
21% 48 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 20%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
42GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 478
Write 205
Mixed 289
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 3.82
100% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 24.6
62% 129 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 78%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$45
414GB free
Firmware: 01.01V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 113
Write 111
Mixed 104
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.48
120% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 13.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 48%
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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 5,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,163
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