MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 93.4%, 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:01
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 133
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 452
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 720
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$398
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 562
Reflection 340
Parallax 385
154% 429 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 359
Splatting 241
116% 267 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 132%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 296 289 242 155 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 478
Mixed 381
SusWrite 248
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.8
188% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 349
247% 311 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
23GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 494
Write 474
Mixed 395
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54.5
190% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 347
246% 313 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
739GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 145 144 143 144 146 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 91.7
Write 97.8
Mixed 68
SusWrite 144
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
834GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 155 157 156 154 157 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 145
Write 140
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 155
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 27.7
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 30.8
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 109%
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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 8,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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