MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 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 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 17:56
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 493
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 724
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 90 90 107 107 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 143
Write 138
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 96.3
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 91%
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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 20,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $901
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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