MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.36% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive206% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:05
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 547
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 763
MC Float 876
MC Mixed 834
123% 825 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
EVGA(3842 3733) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
8.36% Terrible
Lighting 25.8
Reflection 20
Parallax 29.3
8% 25 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 16.2
8% 19.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.36%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
12GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 2,028
Write 1,059
Mixed 1,123
309% 1,403 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 24.3
181% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 56.3
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 44.7
78% 144 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 206%
Great: 261%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
3TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 171
Mixed 179
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.19
85% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 25.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 29
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 90%
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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 5,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,158
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