MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics139% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '18 at 19:23
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 89.7
1-Core 134
2-Core 262
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 706
74% 580 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 175
Reflection 201
Parallax 194
141% 190 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 176
Splatting 130
136% 145 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 139%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
894GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 162 161 114 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 176
Mixed 90
SusWrite 142
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 131 131 134 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 133
Write 128
Mixed 94.3
SusWrite 131
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.3% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.1
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 11.9
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 104%

 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 7,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,231
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