MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 26 '19 at 15:45
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 678
75% 579 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$300
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 320
Reflection 293
Parallax 304
82% 306 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 300
Splatting 223
78% 243 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$53
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 79 152 145 98 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 451
Write 467
Mixed 385
SusWrite 132
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 29.2
94% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 85
DQ Mixed 94.9
72% 96.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 95%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
337GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 441 423 460 468 471 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 472
Mixed 392
SusWrite 436
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 39.8
128% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 93.7
70% 94.6 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 26.1
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 25.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.4%
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 14,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,178
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