MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 126%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.32% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive236% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:46
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 156
SC Float 169
SC Mixed 161
130% 162 Pts
QC Int 619
QC Float 674
QC Mixed 647
146% 647 Pts
MC Int 918
MC Float 1,013
MC Mixed 954
144% 962 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 126%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4758
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
9.32% Terrible
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 30.9
Parallax 27.1
8% 27.7 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 38.1
10% 25.8 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.32%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,071
Write 1,094
Mixed 1,143
316% 1,436 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 46.6
219% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 588
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 163
206% 372 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 236%
Great: 237%
Toshiba MK2555GSX 250GB-$35
37GB free
Firmware: FG000D Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Read 40
Write 44.9
Mixed 48.8
34% 44.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.22
58% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.4% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 57%
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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 7,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $986
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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