MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive66.8% 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
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:30
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$117
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 444
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 445
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84%
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 60.1
Reflection 40.1
Parallax 60
19% 53.4 fps
MRender 33.8
Gravity 56.7
Splatting 47.3
20% 45.9 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$62
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 84 90 89 101 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 286
Write 127
Mixed 192
SusWrite 91.5
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 36.2
149% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 93.2
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 89.3
70% 96.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.8%
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: 523 589 121 122 122 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 766
Write 515
Mixed 564
SusWrite 266
118% 528 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 58
218% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 230
218% 326 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 131%
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 (86th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 12
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.3%
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 7,086 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) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $986
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