MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 22:32
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i3-8100-$113
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 452
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 458
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
CLim: 995 MHz, MLim: 1405 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 81.5
Parallax 135
36% 107 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 87.7
Splatting 86.3
33% 78 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$45
61GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 282
Write 165
Mixed 287
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 4.3
80% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 65.3
DQ Mixed 4.23
16% 33.1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
810GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 179
Mixed 163
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.36
144% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G4D26AFTA.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 24.9
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 28.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 103%
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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 3,117 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) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,035
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