MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.8% 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)
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
14 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 22:13
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 130
2-Core 245
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 628
68% 530 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.8% Above average
Lighting 65
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 85.9
52% 71.4 fps
MRender 65.6
Gravity 69.3
Splatting 47.5
55% 60.8 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$100
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 40 45 42 44 40 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
321GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 153 150 152 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 156
Write 112
Mixed 80.4
SusWrite 151
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.2% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 21.1
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 108%

 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 6,725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,177
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