MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime6 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '20 at 04:27
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
80.5% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 213
85% 174 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 678
70% 547 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
EVGA(3842 6684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 342
Parallax 376
101% 367 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 377
Splatting 229
100% 276 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 120GB-$29
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0616B1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 500
Write 375
Mixed 6
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 8.67 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 96%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
914GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 77 78 78 75 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 67.5
Write 67
Mixed 54
SusWrite 76.2
49% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 103%
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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 16,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,211
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