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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:05
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$368
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 122
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 438
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 1,010
MC Float 1235
MC Mixed 1,110
167% 1,118 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$498
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2792 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 391
Parallax 419
128% 407 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 419
Splatting 262
136% 310 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 490
Write 441
Mixed 280
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 35.9
127% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 157
166% 276 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$165
364GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,262
Write 1,888
Mixed 994
379% 1,715 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59.7
199% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,019
DQ Mixed 1,062
818% 1,118 MB/s
Poor: 194% Great: 353%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$40
81GB free
Firmware: 01.01V02
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,795
Write 45.5
Mixed 88.3
1,653% 2,310 MB/s
4K Read 730
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 3.1
30,772% 245 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 77%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$90
559GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 117
Write 112
Mixed 105
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 26.9
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 31
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 109%
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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 3,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,642
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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