MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '19 at 19:05
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 532
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 958
MC Float 1,145
MC Mixed 1,065
158% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Lighting 25.7
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 27.1
8% 28.2 fps
MRender 28.6
Gravity 23.3
Splatting 38.4
12% 30.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$105
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,642
Write 1,406
Mixed 1,429
332% 1,492 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 68.2
235% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 883
DQ Write 655
DQ Mixed 800
590% 780 MB/s
Poor: 162% Great: 275%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
400GB free
Firmware: JE4OA50A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 60
Write 54
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 69.6
40% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 52%
Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB
472GB free
Firmware: JU001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 122 121 122 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 139
Write 133
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 121
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 0.6
231% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 81%
Kingston DataTraveler 108 8GB
7GB free, PID 1660
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 1.7 2.4 2.1 2.3 2.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
4.29% Terrible
Read 16.2
Write 3.2
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 2.3
8% 7.55 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
28% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.29%
Great: 7%
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 32GB-$7
23GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 27 16 27 28 27 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 34.4
Write 8
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 23.5
30% 23.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
63% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 31.1
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 31.7
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
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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 19,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $887
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