MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:35
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 129
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 435
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 717
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 395
Parallax 411
129% 409 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 416
Splatting 250
133% 303 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,849
Write 1,158
Mixed 444
252% 1,150 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 43.2
185% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 586
547% 846 MB/s
Poor: 132% Great: 235%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
111GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 442 408 375 366 388 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 474
Mixed 398
SusWrite 404
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 60.8
206% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 125%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
81% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81%
Great: 98%
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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 11,021 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,276
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