MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A32)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.3% 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 Drive181% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A32
MotherboardMSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A32)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:50
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X-$245
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 103
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 421
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 1,148
MC Float 1,199
MC Mixed 1,170
176% 1,173 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.10.1
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 136
Reflection 170
Parallax 201
49% 169 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 134
Splatting 126
56% 134 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 246 241 231 244 241 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 2,097
Write 1,052
Mixed 540
SusWrite 282
217% 993 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.8
165% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 576
449% 631 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 181%
Great: 234%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 62 60 62 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 97
Write 91
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 60.7
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
277GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 83 80 84 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 80.5
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 82.2
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
164% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
362GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 133 129 133 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 163
Write 119
Mixed 80
SusWrite 132
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 33.6
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A32)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,193
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