MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive118% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:27
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 619
QC Mixed 581
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 619
MC Mixed 581
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB; EVGA GTX 1080 SC
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 415
Reflection 403
Parallax 455
133% 424 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 402
Splatting 257
132% 302 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 132%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 454 205 108 103 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 454
Mixed 372
SusWrite 233
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 62.9
220% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 340
261% 355 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
410GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 144 146 144 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 132
Write 54.5
Mixed 74.1
SusWrite 144
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 107%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 187 186 185 187 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 189
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 186
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 36
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31.9
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
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 8,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,220
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