MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:50
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-8400-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 465
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 664
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 700
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 197
Parallax 232
73% 222 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 216
Splatting 146
76% 175 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$71
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 339 274 277 278 273 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 458
Mixed 395
SusWrite 293
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 64.1
218% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 354
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 198 197 200 199 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 201
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 194
124% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 29.9
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 30
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 106%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 8,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $938
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $73
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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