MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics165% 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 Drive306% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 00:27
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 31%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i5-7600K-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Memory 85.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 251
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 477
65% 476 Pts
64-Core 459
31% 459 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3901) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 237
Reflection 216
Parallax 205
192% 219 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 159
Splatting 142
133% 167 fps
Poor: 130%
This bench: 165%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1129 1377 786 780 789 787 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2,608
Write 1,862
Mixed 1,498
SusWrite 941
384% 1,727 MB/s
4K Read 70.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 66.7
272% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1542
DQ Write 1,234
DQ Mixed 1,374
1,032% 1,384 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 306%
Great: 318%
FCCT256M4SSD1 256GB
18GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 228 244 266 266 256 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 447
Write 250
Mixed 223
SusWrite 240
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 10.8
60% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 23.8
44% 86.3 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 19.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 107%

 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 7,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,274
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