MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive94.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 18:28
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 i5-7600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 544
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 571
MC Mixed 531
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 468
Reflection 414
Parallax 438
141% 440 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 446
Splatting 267
142% 325 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 142%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 405
Mixed 452
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 13.8
122% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 55.7
111% 223 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
328GB free
Firmware: 1A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 148
Write 158
Mixed 108
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.19
91% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$166
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 24.1
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 25.7
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 95%
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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 8,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,189
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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