MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 144%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive269% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:45
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 152
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 579
QC Float 609
QC Mixed 562
132% 583 Pts
MC Int 906
MC Float 1,113
MC Mixed 1,021
151% 1,013 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
Zotac(19DA 4471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2955 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 570
Reflection 530
Parallax 654
186% 585 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 572
Splatting 295
170% 381 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 176%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,897
Write 1,169
Mixed 1,384
397% 1,817 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 45.9
221% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 417
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 29.1
113% 254 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 269%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 28.5
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 48
SC Mixed 34.2
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $967
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