MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 98.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.7% 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
6 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:52
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 470
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 760
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$710
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 563
Reflection 531
Parallax 645
183% 580 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 549
Splatting 294
164% 370 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 172%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$53
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 495
Write 303
Mixed 373
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 2.01
83% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 5.62
65% 151 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 87%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
155GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 413
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.8
193% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 129
150% 262 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 144
Mixed 159
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.16
59% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 93%
Great: 106%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$98
884GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 115
Write 103
Mixed 97.6
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.28
103% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 88%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
624GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 111
Write 92.7
Mixed 89.2
73% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.34
114% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 30.4
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 34.1
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 46.6
86% 46.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
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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 8,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,216
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i7-7700K $339AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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