MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
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 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive124% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:20
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 561
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 786
MC Float 879
MC Mixed 825
124% 830 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 110%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
MSI(1462 8C9A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Lighting 201
Reflection 205
Parallax 205
63% 204 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 194
Splatting 173
76% 179 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$70
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 390 381 404 400 407 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 495
Mixed 384
SusWrite 385
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 57.5
207% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 288
234% 332 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 118%
WD Elements 25A1 4TB
1TB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 90 90 90 88 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 94.4
Write 87.8
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 88.5
116% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 39%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.8
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 28.7
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 98%
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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 15,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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: $910
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $800SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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