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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 149%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive291% 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 AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:19
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 578
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 588
134% 589 Pts
MC Int 1,091
MC Float 1,258
MC Mixed 1,187
176% 1,179 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 351
Parallax 462
137% 415 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 416
Splatting 265
136% 311 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
379GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 414
Mixed 422
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 27.8
153% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 47.3
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 27.5
35% 60 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 135%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$248
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 2,865
Write 1,750
Mixed 1,907
481% 2,174 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 39.7
206% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 53.4
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 40.5
76% 143 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 291%
Great: 345%
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
167GB free
Firmware: P0121AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 499
Write 256
Mixed 268
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 14.5
96% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 62.2
DQ Mixed 14.3
20% 36.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$231
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 30
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 35.3
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 43
93% 43 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%
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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 1,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,489
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