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 below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 below expectations (40th 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th 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: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 289
Reflection 283
Parallax 314
92% 295 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 270
Splatting 255
109% 258 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
168GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (53rd 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: 167%
This bench: 216%
Great: 261%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5425 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$183
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd 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: 42%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 104%
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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 1,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,622
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $300Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $136
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $176AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $183SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $193SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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