MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive83.8% 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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '18 at 19:24
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 129
2-Core 262
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 759
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 766
51% 766 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 153 155 148 159 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 411
Write 267
Mixed 299
SusWrite 162
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 37.8
146% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 147
147% 238 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 171 172 176 175 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 140
Mixed 79
SusWrite 174
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 99%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 194 192 193 193 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 154
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 192
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
327GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 286 288 288 283 287 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 560
Write 332
Mixed 163
SusWrite 286
244% 335 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 2.8
677% 5.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 243%
Great: 174%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 29.4
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 32
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%

 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 10,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $817
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HDDRAMUSB
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