MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive308% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 10 '21 at 20:44
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 142
2-Core 262
96% 166 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 746
87% 660 Pts
64-Core 802
54% 802 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 143
Parallax 133
107% 136 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 140
Splatting 119
110% 126 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sabrent Rocket Q 1TB
819GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT30Q.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1509 1735 1891 1904 1878 1911 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
308% Outstanding
Read 1,432
Write 1,956
Mixed 1,388
SusWrite 1,804
373% 1,645 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 84.7
308% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 1,333
DQ Mixed 938
740% 1,004 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 308%
Great: 298%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$50
113GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 228 227 231 230 230 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 484
Mixed 390
SusWrite 244
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 66.7
225% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Kingston A400 480GB-$49
209GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1C2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 43 96 42 65 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 230
Write 115
Mixed 358
SusWrite 71.9
44% 194 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 42.8
161% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 192
172% 256 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 210 213 211 208 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 145
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 208
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.5
133% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 27.6
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 29.5
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 21.5" 1280 720 ACR0196 Acer P226HQ
Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 7,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,221
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