MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive225% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:19
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 154
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 504
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 749
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 797
119% 797 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$332
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2312 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 320
Parallax 341
105% 333 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 308
Splatting 248
112% 263 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 2,181
Write 1,132
Mixed 1,259
336% 1,524 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 25.8
178% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 440
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 151
179% 312 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 225%
Great: 235%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 25.7
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 29.3
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 106%
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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 9,697 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: $1,183
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HDDRAMUSB
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