MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive278% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '18 at 02:30
Run Duration279 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 as expected (48th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 536
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 1,003
MC Float 1140
MC Mixed 1,087
161% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 172
Parallax 271
71% 217 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 200
Splatting 124
67% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.9% Below average
Read 132
Write 126
Mixed 123
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 13.3
78% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 93.6
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 31.4
41% 72.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 107%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
197GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,733
Write 1,402
Mixed 1,432
408% 1,856 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 38.4
211% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 528
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 189
218% 377 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 278%
Great: 281%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$99
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 116
Write 110
Mixed 103
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.24
91% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 66%
Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB-$52
931GB free
Firmware: SN04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 99.1
Write 84
Mixed 79.7
66% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.46
112% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 59%
TOSHIBA USB FLASH DRIVE 32GB
25GB free, PID 1408
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
8.69% Terrible
Read 25
Write 8.42
Mixed 13.4
17% 15.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.36
4K Write 0.56
4K Mixed 0.57
62% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.69%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 25.1
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 29.5
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 105%
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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 2,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $998
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HDDRAMUSB
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