MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 03:51
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i9-9900K-$525
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 602
QC Mixed 579
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 1,330
MC Float 1,628
MC Mixed 1,501
222% 1,486 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 122%
Great: 130%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$185
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 188
Parallax 200
64% 200 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 209
Splatting 170
75% 176 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.03D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 35 59 63 64 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
21% Poor
Read 22.2
Write 55
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 51
28% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 21%
Great: 77%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$59
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 161 161 165 157 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 114
Write 103
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 161
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.5% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 22
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.5%
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 17,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $860
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