MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 18:10
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 251
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 680
73% 569 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
HP(103C 82FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.7% Very good
Lighting 92.1
Reflection 106
Parallax 95.3
74% 97.9 fps
MRender 93.3
Gravity 92.8
Splatting 94.2
75% 93.4 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 193 206 215 218 215 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 450
Mixed 396
SusWrite 237
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63.1
216% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$85
132GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1237 360 295 295 298 296 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,510
Write 1,232
Mixed 475
SusWrite 464
204% 920 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 52.8
212% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1063
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 832
695% 999 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 201%
Great: 233%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 182 182 184 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 161
Mixed 39.9
SusWrite 183
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 180 182 179 180 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 133
Mixed 83.9
SusWrite 178
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 28.2
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 31.7
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 44: 4R 5G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
44% 37% 49 308 234 144 24" 1920 1080 BNQ7F33 ZOWIE XL LCD
Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 8,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,269
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