MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '17 at 19:11
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 598
129% 570 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 852
MC Mixed 745
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 115%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$122
Asus(1043 85CD) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1949 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 375.63
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 127
Reflection 81.6
Parallax 122
38% 110 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 122
Splatting 83.1
42% 95.2 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$79
59GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 191
Mixed 161
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 31.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 101%
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 945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $997
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HDDRAMUSB
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