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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive217% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:02
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 below expectations (23rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 468
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 987
MC Float 1,131
MC Mixed 1,060
158% 1,060 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 292
Reflection 276
Parallax 342
96% 303 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 268
Splatting 252
110% 260 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,112
Write 1,166
Mixed 1,174
327% 1,484 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 35.2
173% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 113
114% 185 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 217%
Great: 236%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$92
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 34% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 25.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 30.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 103%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
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