MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 170%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics119% 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.
Boot Drive387% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 22 '19 at 03:05
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
1-Core 150
2-Core 308
107% 229 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 783
86% 663 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$550
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 480
Reflection 384
Parallax 510
125% 458 fps
MRender 396
Gravity 396
Splatting 250
110% 347 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 119%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
779GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1877 1901 1889 2008 2005 1250 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
387% Outstanding
Read 2,613
Write 2,064
Mixed 1,533
SusWrite 1,822
450% 2,008 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 221
4K Mixed 100
352% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,418
DQ Write 1,392
DQ Mixed 510
629% 1,107 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 387%
Great: 379%
ST1000LX015-1U7172 240GB
67GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 126 115 119 124 77 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 465
Write 367
Mixed 259
SusWrite 129
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 21.9
100% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 28.4
84% 179 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 87%
HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$35
59GB free
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 119 287 324 3.6 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 1,492
Write 953
Mixed 932
SusWrite 172
196% 887 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 9
191% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 45.7
DQ Mixed 2.6
57% 147 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 132%
Great: 209%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$51
448GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 66 76 90 83 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 90.5
Write 2.5
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 81.6
38% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
161% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 72%
Seagate Ultra Slim MT 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 100 94 98 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 88.2
Write 123
Mixed 108
SusWrite 98.1
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.7
179% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 26.4
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 29.7
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 105%
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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 13,749 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,187
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