MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.2% 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 Drive134% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:42
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 565
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 581
131% 577 Pts
MC Int 1,102
MC Float 1,255
MC Mixed 1,196
177% 1,184 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$134
Device(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
34.2% Below average
Lighting 97.1
Reflection 87.3
Parallax 134
34% 106 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 93.2
Splatting 81.4
34% 80.5 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 313 313 313 312 312 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 498
Mixed 402
SusWrite 329
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 70
249% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 134%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 4000 C19 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
129% Outstanding
MC Read 53.5
MC Write 53.9
MC Mixed 33.4
134% 46.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 54.1
SC Mixed 24.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 38.4
104% 38.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 129%
Great: 128%
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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 11,068 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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