MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory30.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 18 '17 at 18:09
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-7700K-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 557
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 760
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 199
Parallax 232
70% 219 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 213
Splatting 167
76% 177 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
393GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 412
Mixed 418
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 29
164% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 49
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 28.8
63% 120 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
10GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 127
Write 42.7
Mixed 55
80% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.32
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.94
97% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 30.9
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 29.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 127%
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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 4,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,138
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $89
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $189SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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