MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive120% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '22 at 23:40
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 562
77% 563 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2277 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 73.4
Parallax 68.7
60% 72.3 fps
MRender 75.6
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 65.9
58% 71.1 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 281 281 269 275 276 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 457
Mixed 393
SusWrite 290
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 64.3
217% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
632GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 115 114 114 117 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 123
Write 103
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M2C3000C16 029E CMK8GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK8GX4M2C3000C16 029E CMK8GX4M2B3000C15 16GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 33.2
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 30.7
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 54: 5R 6G 11B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
54% 65% 34 348 293 60 24" 1920 1080 AUS24A1 VG245
Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 9,814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,218
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