MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive197% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory24.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '20 at 11:31
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 32%
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 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 134
2-Core 244
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 545
62% 478 Pts
64-Core 645
43% 645 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Gainward(10B0 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 135
Parallax 128
105% 131 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 127
Splatting 99.5
100% 111 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 521 471 457 446 365 368 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,675
Write 594
Mixed 606
SusWrite 438
182% 828 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 56.2
200% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,238
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 881
670% 920 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 197%
Great: 341%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
22GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 415
Write 411
Mixed 370
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 46.5
149% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 82% Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$209
15GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 408
Write 412
Mixed 312
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 35.6
131% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 172
176% 287 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 117%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$189
46GB free
Firmware: AR17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 94 95 89 90 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 12% Great: 96%
Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB-$299
3TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 149 152 151 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 125
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 149
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 91%
SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB-$60
30GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 9.7 16 64 6.9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 77.5
Write 50.1
Mixed 0.2
SusWrite 20.6
41% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 8.5
296% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3733 C17 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 30.4
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 28.6
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 124%

 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 7,995 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,271
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