MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive84.2% 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.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:59
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User GEO-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-8400-$170
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 472
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 691
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Zotac(19DA 1451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 382
Reflection 370
Parallax 381
118% 378 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 380
Splatting 244
125% 287 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 122%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX300 480GB-$144
237GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 528
Write 402
Mixed 417
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 20.4
107% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.7
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 83
85% 130 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$206
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 29.9
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 30.9
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
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 5,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $999
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HDDRAMUSB
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