MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:44
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 68%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-6700-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 346
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 501
75% 499 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$419
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 375
Reflection 360
Parallax 416
120% 384 fps
Gravity 348
Splatting 241
130% 295 fps
Poor: 104% Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
33GB free
Firmware: SBFM91.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 243 246 249 250 248 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 384
Write 381
Mixed 311
SusWrite 252
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 32.9
137% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 192
178% 274 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 102%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8K0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 124 132 128 128 141 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 177
Write 162
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 130
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
113% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
158GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 95 95 95 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 87
Write 88.8
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 94.5
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
135% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 76%
Toshiba Notebook SSHD 2.5" 1TB
449GB free
Firmware: HEF01D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 90 90 90 90 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 91.3
Write 92.5
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 89.2
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 1.9
554% 6.6 MB/s
DQ Read 2
DQ Write 21.7
DQ Mixed 7.3
80% 10.3 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 25.9
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 20.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 72%
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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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