MSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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.
Boot Drive136% 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-7B43
MotherboardMSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 21 '20 at 12:23
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 672
74% 573 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 139
Parallax 132
111% 135 fps
MRender 109
Gravity 131
Splatting 104
66% 115 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$80
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 543 439 234 221 323 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 879
Write 561
Mixed 643
SusWrite 320
134% 601 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 52.2
190% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 500
DQ Write 534
DQ Mixed 460
362% 498 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 136%
Great: 210%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
738GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 66 66 70 64 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 83.5
Write 56
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 68
45% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 100%
Asmt USB3.0 4TB
861GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 119 119 117 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 124
Write 112
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 119
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.3
155% 2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 83%
Asmt USB3.0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 186
Write 131
Mixed 78.9
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 22% Great: 85%
WD Elements 107C 4TB
644GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 119 119 120 119 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 134
Write 129
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 119
156% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 32.1
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 28.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43) Builds (Compare 342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $785
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