MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive79.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:34
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 147
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 457
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 765
114% 766 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 360
Parallax 354
117% 369 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 407
Splatting 246
130% 297 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$197
141GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 502
Write 339
Mixed 354
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 24.6
114% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 83.8
115% 215 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 95%
Adata SU800NS38 256GB
76GB free
Firmware: Q0125A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 505
Write 334
Mixed 350
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 24.6
96% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 55.8
84% 158 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 174
Mixed 171
131% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.16
82% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
610GB free
Firmware: CC98 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 156
Write 128
Mixed 115
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.14
58% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate BUP BL 4TB
2TB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
46% Average
Read 78.9
Write 78.1
Mixed 20.5
70% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 5.67
4K Mixed 0.38
208% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL17-17-17 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2717 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 24.1
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 88%
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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 7,724 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,251
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