MSI X470 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Review

Written by Antony Leather

May 16, 2018 // 12 p.m.

Tags: #am4 #motherboard #ryzen #wifi #x470

Companies: #amd #msi

Test Setup

  • CPU AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Memory 16GB (2 x 8GB) Corsair Vengeance RGB 3,000MHz DDR4
  • GPU Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 AMP! Edition
  • PSU Corsair RM850i
  • SSD Samsung SSD 850 Pro 256GB (SATA 6Gbps speed tests); Samsung 960 Evo 500GB (M.2 speed tests)
  • CPU cooler Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML120L RGB
  • Operating system Windows 10 64-bit

Tests/Analysis

Content Creation

  • Cinebench R15
  • PCMark 10 Photo Editing workload
  • HandBrake video transcoding

File Compression

  • Hamster Zip Archiver

Gaming

  • 3DMark Time Spy (CPU test)
  • Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (CPU test)

SATA 6Gbps and M.2 Storage

  • CrystalDiskMark

Audio

  • RightMark Audio Analyzer

Power

  • Power consumption

Overclocking and EFI

  • Overclocking, EFI, and software analysis


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