MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.8% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive267% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:15
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 524
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 963
MC Float 1,129
MC Mixed 1,058
157% 1050 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
3.8% Terrible
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 11.7
Parallax 10.6
4% 11.3 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 12.1
Splatting 7
4% 9.23 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.8%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$148
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1920 852 621 622 624 624 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,330
Write 2,210
Mixed 1,299
SusWrite 877
375% 1,679 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 80
266% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 874
649% 861 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 267%
Great: 315%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$60
2TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 146 150 148 149 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 150
Write 147
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 148
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 86%
Toshiba External USB 3.0 500GB
329GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 84.2
Write 83
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 85
95% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 19.8
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 23.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 96%
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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 9,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $965
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $329AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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