MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 163%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics163% 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 Drive330% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 23:33
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 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 i7-7700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 150
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 485
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 826
MC Mixed 777
116% 775 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 544
Reflection 445
Parallax 574
172% 521 fps
MRender 382
Gravity 444
Splatting 248
157% 358 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 163%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$110
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 961 1447 1554 1562 1560 1588 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
330% Outstanding
Read 2,548
Write 1,519
Mixed 1,243
SusWrite 1,445
376% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 87.3
290% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,272
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 1,099
826% 1,109 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 330%
Great: 350%
HP S600 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: HC0525E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 148 100 71 73 53 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 310
Write 446
Mixed 342
SusWrite 121
69% 305 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 21.7
115% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 82.8
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 28.1
56% 109 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 76%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 288 290 290 289 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 475
Mixed 412
SusWrite 309
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 62.4
209% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 192 195 193 192 197 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 168
Mixed 85
SusWrite 193
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 28.6
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 31.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 106%
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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 8,807 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,222
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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