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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateApr 05 '19 at 16:25
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G4560-$70
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
58.5% Above average
1-Core 106
2-Core 192
71% 149 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 282
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$320
CLim: 1622 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.2
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Lighting 274
Reflection 229
Parallax 462
79% 322 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 289
Splatting 281
79% 250 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,794
Write 1,475
Mixed 540
280% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 57.6
220% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,113
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 631
583% 900 MB/s
Poor: 137% Great: 234%
Intel 320 Series 120GB-$89
13GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 135 134 134 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 246
Write 132
Mixed 144
SusWrite 133
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 21.7
80% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 70.7
65% 100 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 49%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$70
7GB free
Firmware: DEMD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 115 115 116 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 118
Write 104
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 116
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 2.2
406% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 64%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$77
905GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 105 107 101 97 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 58.7
Write 97.9
Mixed 56.6
SusWrite 101
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 72%
SanDisk Ultra Fit 124GB
18GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 52 28 26 24 28 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 142
Write 60.8
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 36.6
88% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 2.4
182% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2666 C16 Series 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 12.9
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.6
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 51%
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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 1,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,025
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