MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.3% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 02 '17 at 15:34
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$354
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 454
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 674
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
62.9% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 176
Parallax 211
60% 190 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 178
Splatting 123
65% 151 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$129
113GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 274
Mixed 277
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 29.4
140% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 62.8
102% 202 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 115%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$53
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 481
Write 265
Mixed 317
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 21.9
110% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 38
76% 152 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 95%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$100
3TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 166
Mixed 142
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.26
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 109%
Lacie Rugged Mini USB3 1TB
916GB free
Firmware: 1053
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 114
Write 119
Mixed 94.9
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.51
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.14
109% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.3% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.3
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 12,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,229
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