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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.4% 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.
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)
Memory5.6 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 14:45
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 498
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 743
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
Gigabyte(1458 22E8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1305 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 173
Parallax 263
72% 217 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 200
Splatting 125
67% 155 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Drevo X1 SSD 128GB
118GB free
Firmware: P1222A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 519
Write 435
Mixed 473
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 4.68
110% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 5.08
66% 150 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 84%
Drevo X1 PRO SSD 128GB
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0517A0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 524
Write 441
Mixed 477
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 4.64
117% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 5.32
65% 146 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 83%
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 (79th percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.6
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42%
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 1,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,063
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