MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive223% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime4.7 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '19 at 15:55
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 296
101% 217 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 784
83% 647 Pts
64-Core 779
52% 779 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 856 621 622 617 619 618 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,721
Write 1,719
Mixed 674
SusWrite 659
266% 1,193 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 60.6
220% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,076
DQ Write 1,012
DQ Mixed 803
669% 964 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 223%
Great: 263%
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$86
2GB free
Firmware: O0919A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 484
Write 426
Mixed 314
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 56
192% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 195
172% 257 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 111%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
170GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 451 349 250 251 249 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 429
Write 336
Mixed 373
SusWrite 333
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43
157% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 327
249% 336 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
421GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 161 160 159 161 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 142
Write 151
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 160
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 115%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
11GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 9.6 8.7 9.6 8.4 9.6 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 116
Write 61.3
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 11.8
73% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.5
106% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 24.9
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 87%
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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 Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 13,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,183
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