MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:05
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 493
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 488
74% 493 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 292
Parallax 306
94% 300 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 300
Splatting 233
105% 245 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,494
Write 1,406
Mixed 818
275% 1,239 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 88.5
314% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,663
DQ Write 1,310
DQ Mixed 1,000
880% 1,324 MB/s
Poor: 124% Great: 251%
WD WD20EARS-00MVWB0 1TB
23GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 69 67 64 69 68 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 58.5
Write 55.3
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 67.4
42% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 31% Great: 101%
WD WD10EADS-22M2B0 2TB
18GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 48 49 50 51 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 88.5
Write 80
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 49.8
50% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 104%
WD WD20EURX 2TB-$60
161GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 94 93 94 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 93
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 101%
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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 8,784 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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