MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.1% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:07
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU2%

 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 508
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 732
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (200 fps cap detected)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 200
Reflection 200
Parallax 200
62% 200 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 200
Splatting 200
84% 200 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$50
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 344
Mixed 326
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 19.3
128% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 44.5
96% 201 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
241GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 127
Write 128
Mixed 119
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.31
119% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.4
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 91%
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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 9,674 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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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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