MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive85.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:05
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 454
103% 457 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 458
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 391
Parallax 406
129% 407 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 406
Splatting 252
131% 299 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 130%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 425
Write 326
Mixed 325
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 22.8
126% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 66.7
104% 203 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 190
Mixed 185
145% 193 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.39
108% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
46GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 140
Write 102
Mixed 132
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.26
96% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 108%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 105%
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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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,201
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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