MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.8% 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 Drive127% 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-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 16:14
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 129
2-Core 241
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 702
73% 573 Pts
64-Core 699
47% 699 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.8% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 369
Parallax 388
103% 383 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 374
Splatting 230
100% 278 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$43
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 450 459 465 466 467 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 462
Mixed 449
SusWrite 459
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 58.2
201% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 274
228% 330 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 127%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
208GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 184 176 181 177 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 162
Mixed 105
SusWrite 178
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
727GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 122 159 157 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 168
Write 150
Mixed 105
SusWrite 139
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 24.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 27.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 96%

 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 3,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,248
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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