MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.9% 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)
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)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:56
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$237
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 429
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 609
92% 616 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 125
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 124
38% 111 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.6
41% 94.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD220 240GB-$58
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0624AA
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 506
Write 390
Mixed 406
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 49
172% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 250
209% 301 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
11GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 123 124 130 130 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 146
Write 140
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 126
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
810GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 155 153 154 154 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 151
Write 105
Mixed 81
SusWrite 153
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 25.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 99%
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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 12,292 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) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $862
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