MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:38
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-8400-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 481
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 717
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 178
Parallax 190
59% 186 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 196
Splatting 152
71% 166 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 409
Mixed 413
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 50.2
163% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 133
151% 259 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$80
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 10.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 51%
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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 8,319 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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HDDRAMUSB
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