MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive133% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 23:04
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$335
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 540
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 761
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 200
Parallax 216
70% 216 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 213
Splatting 161
75% 175 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 484 466 436 429 435 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 434
Mixed 352
SusWrite 440
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 66.8
230% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 133%
Great: 134%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$8
10GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 15 11 10 10 11 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
27.2% Poor
Read 95.6
Write 40.4
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 15.4
58% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.5
236% 4.1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 20.2
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 96%
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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 9,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,212
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