MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive195% 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-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 01:02
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-6600K-$237
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 468
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 469
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 206
Parallax 221
71% 221 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 221
Splatting 178
80% 188 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$105
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 252 166 271 278 280 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 2,367
Write 766
Mixed 822
SusWrite 289
231% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 54.5
215% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 503
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 251
218% 331 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 195%
Great: 130%
Intel X25-M 40GB
3GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 44 40 44 44 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 192
Write 44
Mixed 70
SusWrite 43.3
19% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 12.6
73% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 43.5
DQ Mixed 68.4
57% 84.6 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 34%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
129GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 123
Write 98.5
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 124
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.2
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.6
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 1,076 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,049
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