MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.2% 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 Drive62.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:33
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i3-8100-$119
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
75.8% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 376
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 429
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
MSI(1462 8C98) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Lighting 60.2
Reflection 40.5
Parallax 60.1
19% 53.6 fps
MRender 33.5
Gravity 56.6
Splatting 47.8
20% 46 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 85 87 90 87 88 MB/s
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
62.2% Good
Read 249
Write 124
Mixed 162
SusWrite 86.2
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 35.8
137% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 93.2
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 96.9
76% 104 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 75%
Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$85
66GB free
Firmware: C2.3.7a Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 501 576 134 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 758
Write 384
Mixed 554
SusWrite 261
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 56.9
219% 86.3 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 557
DQ Mixed 227
216% 324 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 130%
Great: 138%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 12.1
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 47%
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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 7,152 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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