MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B44
MotherboardMSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 20 '18 at 11:21
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 260
91% 195 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 745
78% 612 Pts
64-Core 824
55% 824 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (164 fps cap detected)
47.7% Average
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
43% 164 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 164
Splatting 164
48% 164 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 294 293 298 300 299 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 418
Write 301
Mixed 259
SusWrite 297
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.5
160% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 156
124% 164 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 186 184 183 183 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 188
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 184
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
31.6% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 8.8
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 6.6
20% 6.83 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44) Builds (Compare 2,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,306
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