MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive260% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171030
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:54
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 537
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 778
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 801
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
Asus(1043 85EA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 538
Parallax 638
182% 579 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 555
Splatting 305
168% 380 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 174%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
419GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 2,860
Write 1,294
Mixed 1,398
406% 1,850 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 30.6
215% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 58.9
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 29.6
47% 87 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 260%
Great: 286%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.2
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 30.2
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 108%
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 Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,596
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