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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive88.8% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '18 at 19:53
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 548
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 1,015
MC Float 1,147
MC Mixed 1,088
162% 1,083 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$710
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 572
Reflection 531
Parallax 572
177% 558 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 530
Splatting 313
164% 374 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$168
910GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 528
Write 395
Mixed 428
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 27.4
136% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 39.5
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 24.6
32% 56.2 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 134%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$24
26GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Read 36.2
Write 31.5
Mixed 33.1
43% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.6
96% 4.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$144
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.2% Average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.5
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 96%
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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 2,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,544
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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