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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
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 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics182% 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 Drive220% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171030
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:35
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 555
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 569
129% 570 Pts
MC Int 832
MC Float 875
MC Mixed 858
128% 855 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 112%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Lighting 595
Reflection 568
Parallax 681
194% 614 fps
MRender 291
Gravity 574
Splatting 305
173% 390 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 182%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$219
420GB free
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 2,211
Write 1,272
Mixed 1,390
358% 1,624 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 27.3
171% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 38.6
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 21.6
37% 68.1 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 220%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$181
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 47
MC Mixed 32.2
119% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 33.1
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 116%
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 Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 1,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,573
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