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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180709
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 03:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 457
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 941
MC Float 1115
MC Mixed 986
151% 1,014 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 360D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 519
Reflection 460
Parallax 541
163% 507 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 508
Splatting 278
152% 343 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 157%
Great: 174%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$58
1GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 474
Write 168
Mixed 183
60% 275 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 35.6
161% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 212
161% 224 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
900GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 187 190 190 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 192
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 189
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 19.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 63
63% 63 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 3,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $211

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,629
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $46
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $149Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $80
Intel Core i5-8600K $259Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $92
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $750SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $126SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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