MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory20.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:23
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 518
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 950
MC Float 1,103
MC Mixed 1,028
153% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
EVGA(3842 5180) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 383
Parallax 404
126% 398 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 395
Splatting 250
129% 296 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$100
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 503
Write 297
Mixed 239
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 21.2
112% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 13.2
53% 116 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 120%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$79
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 200
Mixed 189
147% 195 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.22
112% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 114%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 26.2
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 26.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 111%
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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 7,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $996
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