MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:51
Run Duration305 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 535
122% 536 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 560
84% 562 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$467
Nvidia(10DE 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 370
Parallax 425
128% 400 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 386
Splatting 243
122% 278 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 124%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
212GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 407
Mixed 417
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.2
165% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 40
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 26.6
59% 114 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 406
Mixed 421
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 45.6
156% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 82.6
122% 230 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$84
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 133
Write 126
Mixed 135
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
330GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 151
Write 122
Mixed 142
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.19
101% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0820 1.5TB
422GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Read 88.7
Write 76.8
Mixed 94.1
111% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.18
60% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 37%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$19
16GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 134
Write 69.6
Mixed 87.7
114% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.45
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 1.2
148% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$196
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 30.1
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 23.6
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 110%
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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 8,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,213
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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