MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive228% 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 (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:58
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$376
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 571
128% 565 Pts
MC Int 1,072
MC Float 1,234
MC Mixed 1,168
173% 1,158 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1554 MHz, MLim: 1802 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
44.2% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 125
Parallax 137
44% 135 fps
MRender 87.2
Gravity 131
Splatting 88.9
44% 102 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$152
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,144
Write 1,424
Mixed 1,261
356% 1,610 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 29.4
176% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 53
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 112
80% 99.4 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 228%
Great: 253%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
261GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 1,014
Write 661
Mixed 745
179% 806 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 19.6
118% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 20
44% 90.4 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 121%
Great: 333%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
389GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 156
Write 134
Mixed 137
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.28
107% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 26.9
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 101%
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 (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 4,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,264
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i7-7700K $360AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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