MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive67.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:03
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 473
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 976
MC Float 1,118
MC Mixed 1,065
157% 1,053 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 395
Parallax 419
131% 414 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 415
Splatting 257
134% 306 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 94 101 97 102 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 310
Write 131
Mixed 181
SusWrite 99.7
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 33.6
146% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 112
86% 118 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 78%
CT250MX500SSD4 250GB
64GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 445 461 462 464 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 440
Mixed 449
SusWrite 459
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.6
188% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 276
230% 333 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 123%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 189 191 193 191 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 181
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 189
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $930
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
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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