MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 98.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.87% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive314% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 14:06
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 791
85% 663 Pts
64-Core 804
54% 804 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A63) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
6.87% Terrible
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 26.5
6% 27.7 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 38
7% 29.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.87%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 944 650 655 648 657 652 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,542
Write 2,355
Mixed 1,526
SusWrite 701
397% 1,781 MB/s
4K Read 71.3
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 102
344% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1,507
DQ Write 1,325
DQ Mixed 1,393
1,051% 1,408 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 314%
Great: 317%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
119GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 245 257 238 255 251 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 295
Write 230
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 249
151% 209 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.5
402% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 156%
Great: 212%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 25.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.9
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 104%
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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 14,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,116
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