MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:03
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 135
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 428
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 842
MC Mixed 734
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 306
Parallax 316
102% 320 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 303
Splatting 226
106% 245 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 497
Write 423
Mixed 296
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 58.6
218% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 177
182% 298 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
11GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 481
Write 387
Mixed 261
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 45.8
183% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 147
148% 243 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 26.3
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 27.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 104%
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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 8,793 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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 $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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