MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 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 93.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:35
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Memory 94
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 539
74% 538 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Lighting 227
Reflection 199
Parallax 236
60% 221 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 214
Splatting 168
59% 178 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 313 313 317 305 307 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 420
Write 306
Mixed 295
SusWrite 305
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 20.3
81% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 50
DQ Mixed 83.6
67% 96.4 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 500GB-$59
165GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 318 308 297 276 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 494
Mixed 357
SusWrite 284
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 56.1
203% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 251
206% 293 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 114%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$70
996GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 109 110 113 113 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 119
Write 115
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 112
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBD1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 23.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 81%

 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 18,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,248
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HDDRAMUSB
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