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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive262% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:29
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 138
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 531
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 991
MC Float 1,126
MC Mixed 1,075
159% 1,064 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB; Gaming X trio
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 486
Parallax 558
168% 527 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 515
Splatting 270
153% 345 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$194
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,303
Write 1,428
Mixed 1,244
366% 1,658 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 46.2
204% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 547
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 196
221% 380 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 262%
Great: 256%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
269GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 410
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 47.9
181% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 44.6
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 116
102% 146 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 108%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$83
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 169
Write 110
Mixed 79.4
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 4.48
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.14
236% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 92%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$11
29GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
32% Below average
Read 116
Write 43.2
Mixed 38.5
69% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 8.82
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.75
99% 3.59 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 32%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$184
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 26.6
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 29.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 101%
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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 1,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,564
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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