MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, 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.
Boot Drive125% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 20:34
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 511
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 1,031
MC Float 1,133
MC Mixed 1094
162% 1,086 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 107%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 393
Parallax 452
132% 419 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 404
Splatting 254
131% 300 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
368GB free
Firmware: B35900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 1,441
Write 310
Mixed 457
159% 736 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 13.7
108% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 476
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 30.1
122% 276 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Intel 520 Series 180GB-$149
168GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 484
Write 188
Mixed 257
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 19.2
138% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 76.8
105% 194 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 76%
WD Elements 1TB
856GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 103
Write 98.3
Mixed 88.3
123% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 42%
SanDisk Ultra 64GB
20GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 147
Write 105
Mixed 118
152% 123 MB/s
4K Read 5.93
4K Write 3.36
4K Mixed 1.43
185% 3.57 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 19.8
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70%
Great: 113%
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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 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,331
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HDDRAMUSB
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