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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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.
Graphics102% 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 Drive216% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 509
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 993
MC Float 1,123
MC Mixed 1,074
159% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
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: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 289
Reflection 283
Parallax 314
92% 295 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 270
Splatting 255
109% 258 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,142
Write 1,149
Mixed 1,164
327% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 32.7
170% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 117
119% 195 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 216%
Great: 238%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 26
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 30.2
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.5%
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 1,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,595
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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