MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 Drive46.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory21 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateJul 01 '21 at 05:20
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 below expectations (27th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 250
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 639
70% 542 Pts
64-Core 625
42% 625 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 138
Reflection 138
Parallax 0.2
111% 92 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 137
Splatting 114
108% 122 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB-$130
533GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 69 67 247 29 163 MB/s
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.4% Average
Read 96.9
Write 205
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 120
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 19.6
93% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 8.9
50% 113 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 79%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 192 192 192 194 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 176
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 192
107% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x16GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.5
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.1
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27" 1280 720 BNQ78D5 BenQ GL2760
Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 8,007 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,271
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