MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive296% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:20
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 477
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 722
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 336
Reflection 302
Parallax 314
102% 318 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 296
Splatting 237
105% 246 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,117
Write 1,816
Mixed 1,643
414% 1,859 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 71.9
251% 92.9 MB/s
DQ Read 553
DQ Write 474
DQ Mixed 258
263% 428 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 296%
Great: 348%
Asmt 2115 512GB
268GB free
Firmware: 0
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 426
Write 102
Mixed 195
52% 241 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 11.1
53% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 79.8
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 47.9
46% 71.4 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 26.4
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 8,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,227
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