MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive99.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '20 at 12:21
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.3% Good
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 181
63% 135 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 656
64% 511 Pts
64-Core 639
43% 639 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2567 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 367
Parallax 398
99% 380 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 413
Splatting 252
110% 303 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 301 304 305 305 302 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 314
Mixed 284
SusWrite 304
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 37.7
154% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 233
203% 303 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 130%
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$206
111GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 134 192 132 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 435
Mixed 304
SusWrite 174
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 45.1
165% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 250
204% 290 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 93%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
207GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 106
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 27.7
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 12.3
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 110%
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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 15,922 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,253
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