MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJan 07 '19 at 01:04
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.3% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 352
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 437
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
Gigabyte(1458 22E0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.2% Good
Lighting 162
Reflection 166
Parallax 260
61% 196 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 159
Splatting 124
60% 139 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 155 132 119 81 28 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 806
Write 569
Mixed 584
SusWrite 159
118% 530 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 48.3
178% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 322
269% 379 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 115%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
256GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 104 107 104 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 110
Write 119
Mixed 74
SusWrite 104
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 185 183 188 189 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 189
Mixed 100
SusWrite 186
125% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
231% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.9% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 11.5
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 96%
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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 10,396 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,256
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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