MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive132% 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 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 05:43
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 538
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 540
81% 544 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 385 442 477 460 413 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 490
Mixed 407
SusWrite 442
104% 459 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 65.2
222% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 132%
Great: 134%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 176 179 183 179 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 191
Mixed 31
SusWrite 180
107% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
455GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 122 121 122 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
53% Above average
Read 63
Write 60.7
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 122
52% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 28.8
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 30.3
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 103%
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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 8,804 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 $323Samsung 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 $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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