MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.5% 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-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:01
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i3-8350K-$169
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 480
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 479
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$358
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 292
Parallax 336
98% 312 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 286
Splatting 226
102% 238 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$78
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 265 297 282 241 214 MB/s
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
81.5% Excellent
Read 176
Write 98.2
Mixed 182
SusWrite 268
41% 181 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 44.3
150% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 126
131% 214 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 93%
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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 10,885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $908
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