MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.6% 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 Drive153% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '18 at 10:43
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 895
90% 713 Pts
64-Core 1083
73% 1083 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Lighting 313
Reflection 291
Parallax 303
80% 302 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 283
Splatting 209
74% 229 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV256HCHP-000H1 256GB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 291 292 293 294 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 1,222
Write 295
Mixed 327
SusWrite 292
116% 534 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 39.1
196% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 967
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 405
358% 556 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 153%
Great: 154%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$62
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 25.3
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 24,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $890
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