MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:12
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-7700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 507
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 732
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
Gigabyte(1458 22E8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1810 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 168
Reflection 177
Parallax 238
60% 194 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 168
Splatting 127
62% 144 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Drevo X1 SSD 128GB
118GB free
Firmware: P1222A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 520
Write 430
Mixed 468
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 4.65
120% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 94.2
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 4.95
60% 134 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 84%
Drevo X1 PRO SSD 128GB
70GB free
Firmware: Q0517A0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 481
Write 417
Mixed 443
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 4.29
77% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 4.59
59% 134 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 83%
Mass Storage Device 160GB
139GB free, PID 6116
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Read 37.1
Write 36.3
Mixed 34
46% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.21
21% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$178
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.6
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.5
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,190
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