MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics76.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateNov 04 '19 at 23:00
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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 way below expectations (0th percentile)
40.3% Average
Memory 49.1
1-Core 78.2
2-Core 140
51% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 253
27% 212 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.2% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 138
Parallax 293
58% 218 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 283
Splatting 215
77% 231 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 148 197 130 84 92 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 12.6
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 7.1
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 164
24% 164 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 108%

 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 4,171 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: 66% - Good Total price: $1,143
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