MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics28.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:21
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 511
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 992
MC Float 1,136
MC Mixed 1,078
160% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 975 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
28.2% Poor
Lighting 83.8
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 105
28% 88.8 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 66.8
Splatting 80.7
28% 68 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 32%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
778GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 159
Mixed 175
134% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.15
74% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.5% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 19.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 120%
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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 2,921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,283
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