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 way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive68.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (96%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '21 at 13:39
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.3% Good
Memory 62.9
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 173
62% 108 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 429
53% 399 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ 256GB
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 205 216 211 208 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 443
Write 467
Mixed 375
SusWrite 243
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 17.2
67% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 302
240% 339 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 124%
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$97
361GB free
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 335 338 334 337 340 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 348
Write 338
Mixed 322
SusWrite 333
76% 335 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 25.2
86% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 357
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$93
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 20
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 120
34% 120 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.8%
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 7,510 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: 62% - Good Total price: $1,198
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HDDRAMUSB
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