MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Gaming 72%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:00
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-8600K-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 517
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 771
116% 774 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 200
Parallax 210
68% 213 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 204
Splatting 164
74% 172 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU700 240GB
189GB free
Firmware: B170206b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 526
Write 487
Mixed 507
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 7.05
93% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 6.06
49% 106 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$39
903GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 160
Write 150
Mixed 144
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.27
115% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FD2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 16.4
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 52%
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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 2,943 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) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,068
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