MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39% 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 Drive104% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:49
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 as expected (42nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 533
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 950
MC Float 1,103
MC Mixed 1,046
154% 1,033 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 108%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.55
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
39% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 120
37% 108 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 116
Splatting 84.5
40% 93.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
102GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 412
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 39.4
154% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 25.2
81% 178 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
545GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 151
Write 155
Mixed 137
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.4% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 21.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.7
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 95%
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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 5,316 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) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $980
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