MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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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 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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.4% 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.
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)
Memory3.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateNov 20 '18 at 00:03
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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 i7-7700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 431
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 719
107% 718 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 181
Parallax 219
65% 202 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 189
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS11754D117-514 240GB
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS111101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 78 102 86 92 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 496
Write 306
Mixed 287
SusWrite 123
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.8
151% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 180
164% 249 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 93%
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS2754D117-514 480GB
84GB free
Firmware: CS211101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 425 428 427 422 422 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 429
Mixed 310
SusWrite 421
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 42.5
154% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 198
173% 257 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 12,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,217
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