MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics163% 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 Drive38.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 20 '21 at 07:27
Run Duration287 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 way below expectations (9th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 79.5
1-Core 131
2-Core 250
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 564
62% 481 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Nvidia(10DE 14B2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
163% Outstanding
Lighting 230
Reflection 201
Parallax 210
186% 213 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 156
Splatting 127
137% 178 fps
Poor: 145%
This bench: 163%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 88 45 89 38 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 266
Write 248
Mixed 336
SusWrite 61.8
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 6.5
47% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 33.9
81% 163 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$45
141GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 23 18 39 53 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
20.7% Poor
Read 37.3
Write 16.9
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 34.7
18% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
75% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 58%
WD Black 2.5" 500GB (2013)-$33
142GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 40 94 92 95 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 83.2
Write 79.5
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 84.8
57% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 64%
WD My Passport 259F 1TB
470GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 110 107 109 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 113
Write 114
Mixed 62.6
SusWrite 109
133% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$139
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.3% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 19.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 11.6
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 60: 6R 7G 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
60% 42% 53 283 217 144 23.8" 1920 1080 HPN36D9 HP X24ih
History: Score 29: 2R 4G 7B | Score 70: 9R 7G 4B | Score 60: 6R 7G 9B
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Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,270
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