MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 93.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.94% 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 Drive316% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 14:44
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$362
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 288
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 781
81% 638 Pts
64-Core 780
52% 780 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A63) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7263
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
6.94% Terrible
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 31.6
Parallax 27.8
6% 27.9 fps
MRender 28
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.2
7% 29.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.94%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 941 649 657 660 659 656 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 2,556
Write 2,373
Mixed 1631
SusWrite 704
405% 1,816 MB/s
4K Read 70.7
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 100
342% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1,553
DQ Write 1,335
DQ Mixed 1,410
1,066% 1,432 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 316%
Great: 320%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
45GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 119 113 131 135 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 167
Write 124
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 123
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 215%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 25.2
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 29.8
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.4%
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 15,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,202
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