MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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 93.6%, 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 Drive70.6% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime6.6 Days
Run DateAug 06 '20 at 13:16
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 541
74% 539 Pts
64-Core 532
36% 532 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.6%
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 226
Reflection 199
Parallax 213
59% 212 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 215
Splatting 167
59% 177 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$67
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 308 310 308 305 303 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 509
Write 297
Mixed 288
SusWrite 302
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 31.1
83% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 45.4
DQ Mixed 80.6
67% 100 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 500GB-$52
165GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 316 307 304 298 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 494
Mixed 360
SusWrite 304
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 55.7
203% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 254
212% 307 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 116%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$70
994GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 108 112 113 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 112
71% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 97%
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)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.9
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.6
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 80%

 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 3,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,243
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HDDRAMUSB
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