MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive77.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 12:27
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 Pentium Gold G5500-$95
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.8% Above average
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 212
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 311
MC Mixed 286
44% 296 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW240H6 240GB
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSBG100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 136 103 102 102 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 427
Write 370
Mixed 231
SusWrite 115
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 40.6
142% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 191
146% 202 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT4G4DFS8213.C8FDD2 859B CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBR1 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
32.6% Below average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7.6
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 65%
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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 11,117 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: $980
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