MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive124% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:19
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 494
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 743
114% 761 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Lighting 44.8
Reflection 35.5
Parallax 46.5
14% 42.3 fps
MRender 53.3
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 39.1
24% 54.3 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 25%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 295
Reflection 289
Parallax 305
92% 296 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 407
Splatting 251
131% 300 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 115%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$97
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 414
Mixed 424
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 53.8
206% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 128
152% 266 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
176GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,880
Write 1,265
Mixed 1,498
412% 1,881 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 49.9
255% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 740
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 260
294% 506 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 296%
Great: 236%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
509GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 148
Write 136
Mixed 153
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.34
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.29
126% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 30.9
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
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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 9,184 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,200
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $245Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $97
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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