MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive323% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 12:02
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User ROU-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 i7-7700K-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 569
126% 556 Pts
MC Int 712
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 801
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A63) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6323
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 25
Reflection 31.3
Parallax 26.5
8% 27.6 fps
MRender 27
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.1
12% 29.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2278 621 619 620 620 620 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
323% Outstanding
Read 2,543
Write 2,354
Mixed 1,565
SusWrite 896
411% 1,840 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 100
335% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,500
DQ Write 1,312
DQ Mixed 1,382
1,042% 1,398 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 323%
Great: 326%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
256GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 197 204 206 198 195 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 251
Write 227
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 198
134% 185 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.2
288% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 129%
Great: 215%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 25.1
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.9
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 106%
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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 12,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: $1,226
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