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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateOct 18 '19 at 08:12
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.5% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 248
85% 183 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 775
75% 600 Pts
64-Core 1,082
73% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 416
Reflection 394
Parallax 415
109% 408 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 411
Splatting 261
110% 307 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,044
Write 1,199
Mixed 590
279% 1,277 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 55.7
224% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,172
DQ Write 1,086
DQ Mixed 1,058
813% 1,105 MB/s
Poor: 133% Great: 235%
Intel 320 Series 160GB-$90
26GB free
Firmware: 4PC1LE05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 170 171 166 167 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 261
Write 170
Mixed 166
SusWrite 169
43% 191 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 23.8
85% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 98.3
DQ Mixed 74.5
68% 104 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 51%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$42
33GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 181 82 63 85 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 486
Write 349
Mixed 247
SusWrite 126
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 40.5
158% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 190
179% 279 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 27.3
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.3
SC Mixed 31.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
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 Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 4,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,549
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