MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.7% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory14.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 08 '17 at 17:08
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 540
123% 544 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 746
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65.1% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 181
Parallax 197
61% 191 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
68% 158 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$255
747GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 500
Write 295
Mixed 283
79% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 18
121% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 34.7
92% 199 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 84%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
204GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 413
Mixed 413
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 27.9
165% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 47.9
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 27.3
36% 63.5 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 115%
WD WD7500AALX-009BA0 750GB
633GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 119
Write 112
Mixed 116
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.41
110% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.4% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 106%
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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 3,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,116
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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