MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime23 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 02:06
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 423
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 649
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 176
Parallax 208
63% 195 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 190
Splatting 153
70% 163 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$29
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 55 51 54 42 44 MB/s
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.1% Average
Read 272
Write 108
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 51.7
28% 128 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 21
97% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 32.6
52% 99.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
532GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 158 157 159 159 159 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 168
Mixed 103
SusWrite 158
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 10.6
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 10.6
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 46%
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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 13,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $868
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