MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive122% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 05:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 122
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 458
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 685
103% 686 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$450
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2314 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 422
Reflection 384
Parallax 410
129% 405 fps
Gravity 406
Splatting 258
148% 332 fps
Poor: 88% Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$110
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 459 447 429 385 383 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 455
Mixed 423
SusWrite 426
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.2
192% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 293
239% 340 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 122%
Great: 126%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 130 123 125 128 126 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 146
Write 137
Mixed 94.1
SusWrite 126
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 27.1
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 29.8
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 103%
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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 7,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $985
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HDDRAMUSB
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