MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics164% 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.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '18 at 18:38
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 way below expectations (8th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 119
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 397
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 732
MC Mixed 698
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 504
Parallax 573
170% 538 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 529
Splatting 288
159% 359 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 164%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,852
Write 1,175
Mixed 538
260% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 49.7
211% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,107
DQ Write 1,127
DQ Mixed 1,065
815% 1,100 MB/s
Poor: 161% Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 189 190 190 187 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 158
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 190
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 129 131 131 130 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 150
Write 122
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 130
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.9% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 120%
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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 9,233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,192
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