MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics163% 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 Drive79.5% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:01
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 482
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 732
107% 718 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 508
Parallax 577
170% 540 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 517
Splatting 288
157% 355 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 163%
Great: 175%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$96
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 486
Write 336
Mixed 340
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 14.7
99% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 29
80% 173 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 30.4
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
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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 8,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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