MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive111% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 23:05
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 265
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 710
74% 581 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3885) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
116% 143 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 143
115% 143 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 115%
Great: 224%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 115 70 61 56 55 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 394
Mixed 408
SusWrite 137
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 62.5
214% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 133%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$159
692GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2417 2151 1170 1177 1171 1175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
352% Outstanding
Read 2,508
Write 2,378
Mixed 1,593
SusWrite 1,544
450% 2,005 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 88.5
296% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,588
DQ Write 1,352
DQ Mixed 1,430
1,082% 1,456 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 352%
Great: 352%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
215GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 147 148 148 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 139
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 146
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 30.7
102% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 31.6
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%

 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 6,919 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: 61% - Good Total price: $1,206
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