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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive231% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 02:10
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 527
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 749
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 776
117% 779 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
EVGA(3842 6694) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 465
Reflection 401
Parallax 459
143% 442 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 431
Splatting 220
128% 286 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 134%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
210GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 408
Mixed 420
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 44.2
168% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 106
98% 142 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
170GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 2,704
Write 1,085
Mixed 1,294
371% 1,694 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 26.5
173% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 58
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 36
57% 103 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 231%
Great: 264%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 163
Mixed 172
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.18
82% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 27.6
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 28.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.7%
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 451 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) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,673
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