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 way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). 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)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170901
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 22:00
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$258
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
1-Core 117
2-Core 229
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 548
61% 468 Pts
64-Core 629
42% 629 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
67.2% Good
Lighting 163
Reflection 163
Parallax 353
51% 227 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 363
Splatting 227
89% 267 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 428
Write 424
Mixed 340
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 46.9
164% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 350
265% 356 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
413GB free
Firmware: CC43
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3683
Write 34.8
Mixed 62
902% 1,260 MB/s
4K Read 588
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.6
24,719% 197 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 18
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 105%
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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 4,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,563
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HDDRAMUSB
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