MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.1% 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, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 449
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 732
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 180
Parallax 191
62% 192 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 200
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 488
Write 187
Mixed 225
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 17.6
93% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 12.8
60% 136 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
815GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 172
Mixed 140
127% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.24
98% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.6% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 108%
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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 8,923 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,197
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