MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 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 02:28
Run Duration239 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 below expectations (29th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 449
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 482
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 294
Parallax 331
97% 310 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 282
Splatting 226
102% 237 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$76
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 244 259 281 259 310 MB/s
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
70.3% Very good
Read 215
Write 98.3
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 272
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 30.9
105% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 218
181% 258 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 91%
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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 11,099 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $973
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