MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive137% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:05
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-6700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 457
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 569
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 634
92% 619 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB; asus-geforce-gtx-1080-turbo
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 353
Parallax 412
121% 381 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 366
Splatting 228
119% 273 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 120%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$155
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 119 136 224 239 377 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 899
Write 562
Mixed 649
SusWrite 251
131% 590 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 54.6
203% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 467
366% 503 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 1,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,070
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