MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7A66
MotherboardMSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 07 '19 at 05:26
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69% Good
1-Core 123
2-Core 214
81% 169 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 689
67% 536 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1586 MHz, MLim: 1780 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 255
Reflection 236
Parallax 264
66% 252 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 243
Splatting 169
63% 194 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$47
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 363 143 468 468 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 469
Mixed 454
SusWrite 394
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.5
204% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 274
229% 331 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 125%
Great: 122%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$70
866GB free
Firmware: HPM2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 107 104 104 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 103
Write 1
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 108
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 4.9
832% 4.8 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 30.5
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 28.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) Builds (Compare 1,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A66) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,046
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