MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 (39th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th 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: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd 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: 79%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (54th 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: 51%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 94%
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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 9,937 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $949
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair 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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