MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 106%, 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 Drive108% 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 (13%). 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)
Memory13.3 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 02:58
Run Duration278 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 557
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 563
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
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 (91st percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 366
Parallax 424
128% 399 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 385
Splatting 242
121% 277 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 (21st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 404
Mixed 421
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 44.9
161% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 37.3
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 114
102% 145 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 402
Mixed 416
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 45.6
162% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 114
138% 244 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 108%
Great: 125%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$84
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 150
Write 146
Mixed 138
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.26
96% 1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
330GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 178
Write 118
Mixed 143
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.29
109% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0820 1.5TB
422GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
35% Below average
Read 91.5
Write 77
Mixed 74.3
101% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.16
60% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35%
Great: 37%
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 way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 30.8
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 32.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
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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HDDRAMUSB
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