MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive223% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:27
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 576
131% 579 Pts
MC Int 1,066
MC Float 1,185
MC Mixed 1,082
166% 1,111 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 197
Parallax 207
68% 210 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 211
Splatting 161
75% 174 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 560 308 308 306 304 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 2,030
Write 1,368
Mixed 512
SusWrite 348
234% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 62.5
238% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,100
DQ Write 1,067
DQ Mixed 782
670% 983 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 223%
Great: 231%
Hitachi HDS5C3020BLE630 2TB
772GB free
Firmware: MZ4OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 116 117 116 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
64% Good
Read 108
Write 126
Mixed 30
SusWrite 114
69% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 25.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 30.4
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 100%
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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 9,950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $269Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $145SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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