MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Motherboard Review: Page 8 of 9

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Posted by Damon Bailey on Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 9:02am

Overclocking

 

MSI’s Game Boost is found on many of its motherboards so it may be familiar to you. You can go into the bios and simply click the big red button on the top left and reboot. That’s it, one step. It doesn’t get any easier.

MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon

With Intel’s Turbo Boot providing clock speeds up to 4.7Ghz, 4.8 doesn’t seem like much, but instead of one core, this is 4.8 GHz across all six cores.

MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon

We jumped back into the BIOS and nudged the CPU up a little more and managed to get a fully stable 5.1 GHz across all 12 threads.

MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon

With this new clock speed, we see out Cinebench score jump to a hair over 1600. Not bad at all!

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