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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics42.3% 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 Drive87.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:16
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$239
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 527
126% 554 Pts
MC Int 815
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 797
123% 822 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 106%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 127
42% 117 fps
MRender 82.1
Gravity 127
Splatting 86
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB
211GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 504
Mixed 492
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 32.6
163% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 63.6
118% 235 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 103%
PNY CS900 240GB-$60
178GB free
Firmware: CS900211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 514
Write 455
Mixed 380
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 7.86
102% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 11.3
73% 164 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 45.6
MC Write 47.2
MC Mixed 31.8
119% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 48.3
SC Mixed 34.1
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
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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 1,497 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,568
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