MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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 Drive264% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 19:50
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 below expectations (24th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 508
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 1,002
MC Float 1,139
MC Mixed 1,088
161% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 105%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 379
Parallax 425
121% 392 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 368
Splatting 246
122% 280 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 121%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$105
55GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2,739
Write 1,187
Mixed 1,351
385% 1,759 MB/s
4K Read 58.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 34.7
207% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 195
222% 383 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 264%
Great: 259%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
817GB free
Firmware: JP4OA39C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 106
Write 117
Mixed 116
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.27
60% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.8
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 28
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
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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 5,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $975
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $172Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $280Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $139
Intel Core i7-7700K $285AMD RX 480 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $180SanDisk Extreme 64GB $35
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $961SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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