MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 98%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive101% 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.
Memory40GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 40GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory37.6 GB free of 40 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:32
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 484
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 737
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$449
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 293
Reflection 227
Parallax 441
107% 320 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 288
Splatting 284
106% 251 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 122%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV3-8D256-11 SATA 256GB
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T88110C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 224 205 188 241 232 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 440
Write 408
Mixed 380
SusWrite 216
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 51.8
176% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 304
240% 333 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G1A1 859B BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 16ATF2G64AZ-2G1A1 859B BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 40GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 4096, 16384, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.7% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 22.8
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
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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 8,810 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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