MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive118% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:21
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 536
121% 532 Pts
MC Int 993
MC Float 1,139
MC Mixed 1,080
160% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 386
Parallax 415
127% 404 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 401
Splatting 250
130% 297 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 129%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST1000DM010-2EP102 250GB
140GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 487
Mixed 505
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 53.6
172% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 144
149% 245 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 118%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
694GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 159
Mixed 141
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.31
92% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 91%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 26.6
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 32.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 108%
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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 5,106 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: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,012
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HDDRAMUSB
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