MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive98.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 21:16
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 459
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 705
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.3
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.5% Poor
Lighting 69.2
Reflection 39
Parallax 93.6
24% 67.3 fps
MRender 34.8
Gravity 65
Splatting 48.3
21% 49.4 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 397
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 33.4
136% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 67
106% 203 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 112%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
17GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 493
Write 301
Mixed 344
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 23.6
133% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 68
100% 190 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68%
Great: 100%
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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 9,812 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,203
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