MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 94.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive362% 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.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 12 '20 at 22:43
Run Duration287 Seconds
Run User MLT-User
Background CPU 27%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 148
2-Core 282
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 697
78% 598 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6386) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 745
Reflection 391
Parallax 422
196% 520 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 404
Splatting 256
108% 301 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1647 1724 1715 1750 1725 1715 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
362% Outstanding
Read 2,689
Write 1918
Mixed 1,013
SusWrite 1,713
408% 1,833 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 81.2
294% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 1,357
DQ Mixed 1,125
903% 1,264 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 362%
Great: 360%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
278GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 482 485 490 487 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 490
Mixed 371
SusWrite 482
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 50.8
193% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 126%
Great: 125%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$31
212GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 134 134 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 474
Write 440
Mixed 389
SusWrite 148
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 22.9
120% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 19.4
75% 162 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 86%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$300
324GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 484 271 253 256 252 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 430
Write 481
Mixed 390
SusWrite 331
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 43.8
168% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 328
249% 335 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 99%
Jmicron Generic 275GB
256GB free
Firmware: 0214
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 311 342 305 332 309 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
65% Good
Read 317
Write 378
Mixed 322
SusWrite 321
76% 335 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 25
82% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 178
129% 168 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$58
601GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 165 165 167 163 167 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 94.1
Write 133
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 164
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
93% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 109%
Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016)-$80
904GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 180 174 181 181 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 138
Write 142
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 179
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
417GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 132 133 133 132 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 160
Write 126
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 131
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 32.4
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 33.9
100% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 126%

 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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