MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateDec 13 '17 at 18:43
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 139
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 468
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 757
MC Mixed 739
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 435
Reflection 400
Parallax 420
133% 418 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 420
Splatting 256
134% 306 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
689GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 155
Mixed 137
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.29
94% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 115%
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB-$104
54GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 280
Write 59
Mixed 34.2
111% 124 MB/s
4K Read 9.21
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 1.01
117% 3.88 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 60%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 108%
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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 8,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,223
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HDDRAMUSB
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