MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics48.3% 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 Drive170% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 150
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 503
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 739
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1465 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.3% Average
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 159
Parallax 248
28% 136 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 181
Splatting 124
63% 146 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 180GB-$149
68GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 508
Write 236
Mixed 281
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 19.2
127% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 74.2
104% 193 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 88%
PNY CS2030 240GB SSD
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS203020
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 2,207
Write 395
Mixed 641
232% 1,081 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 35.7
141% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 105
137% 249 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 170%
Great: 247%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC3E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 103
Write 86.8
Mixed 82.4
68% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.48
108% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 26.6
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 30.3
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 104%
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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 8,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: $1,210
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