MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Gaming 47%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 77%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.4% 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 Drive103% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:37
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 557
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 1,031
MC Float 1,170
MC Mixed 1,116
165% 1,106 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 84.2
Parallax 124
38% 110 fps
MRender 81.6
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.2
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
134GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 412
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 26.2
144% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 26.4
102% 228 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
526GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 152
Write 156
Mixed 159
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.18
83% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBR1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 12.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 15
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 41%
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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 3,112 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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