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 (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 96.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive81.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:18
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 470
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 691
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 515
Write 356
Mixed 360
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 9.83
99% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 36.2
85% 179 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$57
923GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 102
Write 133
Mixed 114
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 117%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
214GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 69.8
Write 83.7
Mixed 56.9
91% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 25.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 27.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 104%
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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 9,710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,203
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HDDRAMUSB
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