MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive212% 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.
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 479
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 756
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Lighting 283
Reflection 306
Parallax 304
90% 298 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 286
Splatting 235
104% 243 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 584 327 325 325 325 322 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,579
Write 1411
Mixed 484
SusWrite 368
213% 960 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 55.9
255% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 1,201
DQ Mixed 856
718% 1,032 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 212%
Great: 236%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 185 189 188 188 188 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 128
Mixed 81.6
SusWrite 186
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
871GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 162 167 167 165 163 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 117
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 165
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
203GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 87 92 89 88 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 48.8
Write 67.3
Mixed 56.1
SusWrite 90.2
49% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.4
177% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 23.7
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 27.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 95%
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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 8,007 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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