MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 00:29
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-6700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 422
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 691
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$190
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 186
Parallax 288
74% 229 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 216
Splatting 131
72% 165 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 109 6.1 18 32 4.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 385
Write 244
Mixed 271
SusWrite 40
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 24.6
124% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 134
127% 195 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 76%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 175 175 174 170 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 158
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 174
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$52
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2500 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.1% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 11.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 12.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 48%
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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 10,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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