MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.8% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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-7A32
MotherboardMSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:05
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$172
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 387
88% 386 Pts
MC Int 830
MC Float 865
MC Mixed 856
127% 850 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$300
CLim: 1470 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 173
Parallax 263
30% 146 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 200
Splatting 127
68% 156 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 167
Mixed 132
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.54
188% 2.19 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR4 2133 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
39.7% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32) Builds (Compare 6,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,230
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