MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:47
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 385
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 751
MC Mixed 690
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (199 fps cap detected)
74.3% Very good
Lighting 198
Reflection 200
Parallax 200
61% 199 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 200
Splatting 200
84% 200 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$81
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 469
Write 255
Mixed 181
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 18.5
118% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 45.1
96% 200 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
241GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 141
Write 127
Mixed 128
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.25
105% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63.8% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 9.1
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 90%
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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 7,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,251
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