MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive131% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:17
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 435
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 716
109% 729 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 119
40% 110 fps
MRender 79.7
Gravity 122
Splatting 83
41% 95 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 450 452 462 447 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 452
Mixed 408
SusWrite 458
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 62.7
216% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 114 116 121 121 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 67.5
Write 98.7
Mixed 61
SusWrite 118
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.2
222% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 27.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 26
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 108%
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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 8,912 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,197
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