MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive66.5% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:12
Run Duration61 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 528
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 999
MC Float 1129
MC Mixed 1,080
160% 1,069 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 127%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
177GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 513
Write 406
Mixed 417
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 11.9
62% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 70
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 11.6
24% 49.1 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$191
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 23.6
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 27.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 96%
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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 2,984 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $116

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,069
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