MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics136% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 02:44
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i3-8100-$119
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69.3% Good
SC Int 98.6
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 339
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 391
54% 364 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
Asus(1043 8673) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 336
Parallax 411
125% 383 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 381
Splatting 235
144% 332 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 136%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4.5
Write 313
Mixed 0.5
24% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 1.8
8% 3.8 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 24
DQ Mixed 22.5
31% 61.1 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
369GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 136 139 141 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 145
Write 122
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 140
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
225% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
56.8% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 17.3
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 92%
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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 19,001 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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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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