MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 558
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 790
MC Float 863
MC Mixed 822
124% 825 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 109%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 200
Parallax 216
69% 215 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 202
Splatting 163
73% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
783GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 53 89 89 74 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 44.2
Write 42.4
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 75.4
33% 45.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$74
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 14.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 51%
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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 11,000 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $963
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