MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 19:09
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i7-8700K-$368
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 453
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 863
MC Float 1,035
MC Mixed 934
141% 944 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Zotac(19DA 1441) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 296
Parallax 325
98% 311 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 299
Splatting 234
105% 246 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD10EZEX-21M2NA0 120GB
57GB free
Firmware: B170206b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 39 39 39 40 40 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 450
Write 350
Mixed 350
SusWrite 90.4
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 27.6
126% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 72.2
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 88
89% 138 MB/s
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
494GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 68 85 110 125 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
69% Good
Read 146
Write 134
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 93.9
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31.4% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 9.7
32% 11 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 8.3
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 99.8
40% 99.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 47%
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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 16,019 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $913
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $368Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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