MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 84.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 09:20
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 117
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 413
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 717
MC Mixed 698
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,010
Write 1,300
Mixed 586
285% 1,299 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 60.7
260% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 1,221
DQ Mixed 849
734% 1,079 MB/s
Poor: 134% Great: 236%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
222GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 377
Write 352
Mixed 349
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 16.4
89% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 29
77% 158 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 85%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$108
40GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 406
Write 417
Mixed 388
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 42.4
158% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 326
245% 327 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 100%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
926GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 192
Write 107
Mixed 34.3
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 109%
USB DISK 3.0 32GB
10GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 132
Write 50.8
Mixed 34.7
75% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
59% 4.73 MB/s
Poor: 7% Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 22
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 21.6
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 102%
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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 8,003 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,251
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HDDRAMUSB
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