MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive97.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:27
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-8700-$312
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 502
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 910
MC Float 1,002
MC Mixed 988
145% 967 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
Gainward(10B0 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 413
Reflection 383
Parallax 409
127% 402 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 392
Splatting 244
128% 292 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$58
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 415
Mixed 429
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 26.5
142% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 62.9
88% 162 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 127%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.8% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 20.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 20.1
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 91%
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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 9,836 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) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $969
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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