MSI Z370 PC PRO (MS-7B49)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B49
MotherboardMSI Z370 PC PRO (MS-7B49)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 13:47
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 122
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 495
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 710
106% 713 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 212
Reflection 156
Parallax 280
73% 216 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 191
Splatting 177
70% 165 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 115 115 114 152 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 186
Write 182
Mixed 80
SusWrite 127
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$117
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.2
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 21.8
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370 PC PRO (MS-7B49) Builds (Compare 3,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 PC PRO (MS-7B49) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $845
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