MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics25.8% 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 Drive61.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:10
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 140
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 549
123% 545 Pts
MC Int 1,006
MC Float 1,150
MC Mixed 1,088
162% 1,081 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Asus(1043 042C) 2GB
CLim: 860 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
25.8% Poor
Lighting 76.4
Reflection 70.9
Parallax 96.4
26% 81.2 fps
MRender 50.9
Gravity 61.3
Splatting 74.5
26% 62.2 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 492
Write 259
Mixed 273
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 13.9
84% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 57.2
DQ Mixed 13.3
19% 33.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 95%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
185GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 134
Mixed 121
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.54
181% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 27.9
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
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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 8,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $951
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HDDRAMUSB
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