MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
Boot Drive51.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161117
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 19:54
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$291
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 516
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 748
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 504
Parallax 558
168% 533 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 527
Splatting 282
160% 361 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 164%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$130
112GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 496
Write 177
Mixed 260
68% 311 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 8.08
68% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 36.4
DQ Mixed 10.9
15% 26.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 104%
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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 7,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,257
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HDDRAMUSB
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