MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 13:30
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 511
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 950
MC Float 1,120
MC Mixed 1,070
156% 1,047 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
67.2% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 192
Parallax 209
63% 201 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 196
Splatting 136
70% 163 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 162 151 141 136 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 256
Mixed 214
SusWrite 149
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 38.6
168% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 215
186% 279 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 129%
WD Green 120GB (2018)
112GB free
Firmware: UE360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 122 86 86 87 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 453
Write 266
Mixed 246
SusWrite 127
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 19.8
85% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 42.5
48% 82.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56%
Great: 50%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
370GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 166 169 170 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 124
Write 125
Mixed 89
SusWrite 168
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$121
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 23.5
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 27.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 102%
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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 19,006 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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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $761SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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