MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive78.8% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:10
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-6600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 500
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 447
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 479
71% 475 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 396
Write 349
Mixed 315
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 18.3
112% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 50.4
77% 152 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
381GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 115
Write 121
Mixed 125
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.19
93% 1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 85%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
339GB free, PID a108
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
30.2% Below average
Read 70.9
Write 68.8
Mixed 62.5
86% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 27.7
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 25.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84%
Great: 88%
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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 8,748 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,227
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