MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive227% 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
11 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJan 07 '18 at 11:07
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 499
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 506
76% 508 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 382
Parallax 407
131% 407 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 420
Splatting 254
134% 306 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 240GB-$140
214GB free
Firmware: R201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 494
Write 231
Mixed 283
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 15.5
130% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 15.1
78% 179 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 91%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,850
Write 1,155
Mixed 1,166
307% 1,390 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 47.3
210% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 28.4
134% 305 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 227%
Great: 236%
Intel X25-M 80GB
74GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 257
Write 84.4
Mixed 127
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 6.8
76% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 65.9
DQ Mixed 44.4
34% 44.3 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 28.1
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 29.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94%
Great: 105%
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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 9,640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,191
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