MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:25
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 519
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 991
MC Float 1,134
MC Mixed 1,078
160% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 187
Parallax 200
65% 202 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 208
Splatting 163
74% 174 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500MX500SSD4 500GB
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 463 468 425 322 261 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 473
Mixed 442
SusWrite 398
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 54
179% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 294
239% 340 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 172 174 171 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 155
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 173
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$74
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 49%
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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 8,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $925
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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 $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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