MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive99.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 17:08
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$244
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 143
2-Core 280
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 543
74% 540 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7PD128HCFV-000H1 128GB
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 285 307 299 321 226 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 340
Mixed 257
SusWrite 288
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 41
168% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 146
146% 240 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
Seagate ST2000NM0033 59Y5483 59Y5551IBMV 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: BB5A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 154 155 160 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 158
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 156
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 164 163 168 172 170 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 104
Write 123
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 166
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
57.4% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.9
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 102%

 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 5,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,145
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HDDRAMUSB
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