MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 00:31
Run Duration237 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i5-8400-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 460
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 661
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$364
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Lighting 244
Reflection 252
Parallax 256
77% 251 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 228
Splatting 186
84% 196 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 54 66 61 54 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 397
Write 74.2
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 63
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 23.5
130% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 6.9
38% 89.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 76%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$129
124GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 361 366 362 369 369 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 367
Mixed 325
SusWrite 364
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.9
164% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 195
175% 262 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
445GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2281 622 624 624 624 624 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
331% Outstanding
Read 2,531
Write 2,300
Mixed 1,355
SusWrite 900
395% 1,771 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 95.4
328% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,732
DQ Write 1,559
DQ Mixed 1577
1,202% 1,623 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 331%
Great: 326%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
69GB free
Firmware: 02.03E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 100 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
49% Average
Read 70.5
Write 69
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 100
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49%
Great: 61%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$5
8GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 22 22 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
29.2% Poor
Read 126
Write 20.3
Mixed 35
SusWrite 22.1
52% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.7
165% 3.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 27.7
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 29
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 105%
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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 19,000 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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