MSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive250% 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-7B43
MotherboardMSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171019
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:06
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GEO-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 603
QC Float 634
QC Mixed 604
139% 614 Pts
MC Int 1,100
MC Float 1331
MC Mixed 1,189
180% 1,207 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
236GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 498
Mixed 515
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 44.5
180% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 157
171% 287 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 122%
Great: 127%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$96
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,320
Write 1,083
Mixed 1,100
329% 1,501 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 51.5
227% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 441
DQ Mixed 223
246% 418 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 250%
Great: 234%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$96
927GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 82.5
Write 164
Mixed 121
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 5.29
4K Mixed 0.69
205% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$191
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 32.9
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 33.2
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43) Builds (Compare 317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,248
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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