MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180709
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 20:15
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$363
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 488
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 951
MC Float 1,074
MC Mixed 1,004
151% 1,010 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 280
Reflection 303
Parallax 317
91% 300 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 292
Splatting 226
103% 241 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$158
728GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 350 352 354 352 359 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 470
Mixed 456
SusWrite 352
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.4
193% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
695GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 77 76 78 77 75 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 26.9
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 29.4
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 111%
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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 5,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,254
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $363Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $149Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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