MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive76.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:43
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 557
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 760
MC Float 866
MC Mixed 827
122% 818 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 554
Parallax 575
173% 560 fps
MRender 284
Gravity 538
Splatting 303
165% 375 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY EU SSD CS1311 240GB
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 518
Write 327
Mixed 342
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 9.77
107% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 9.74
44% 93.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 6TB (2016)-$219
4.5TB free
Firmware: DN04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 110%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$94
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 75.8
70% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.71
149% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 59%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 19.8
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 22.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 81%
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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 8,749 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,227
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