MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime4 Days
Run DateSep 05 '17 at 22:00
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 462
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 730
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 180
Parallax 201
62% 194 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 191
Splatting 128
68% 156 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 430
Mixed 474
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 39.4
154% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 74.2
112% 211 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
391GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 104
Write 99.7
Mixed 89.9
74% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.11
53% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 61%
Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632 1.5TB
17GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 41
Write 42
Mixed 27.5
46% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.33
61% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.3% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 20.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 23.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.3%
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 7,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,215
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