MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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.
Graphics159% 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.
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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:40
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 (51st percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 544
123% 544 Pts
MC Int 1,015
MC Float 1,149
MC Mixed 1094
162% 1,086 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$755
Gigabyte(1458 377A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 515
Reflection 512
Parallax 545
163% 524 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 511
Splatting 277
156% 353 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 159%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 21.3
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 83%
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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 5,309 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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HDDRAMUSB
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