MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 89.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics26.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 29 '18 at 00:18
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$175
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 119
2-Core 236
86% 149 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 694
75% 581 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
26.6% Poor
Lighting 113
Reflection 87.8
Parallax 146
30% 116 fps
MRender 63.3
Gravity 98.8
Splatting 89.9
27% 84 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 256GB-$240
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 480 476 481 481 312 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 484
Mixed 333
SusWrite 448
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 41.3
160% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 299
242% 342 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.2% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 23.1
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 24
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 106%
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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 36,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $882
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