MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.5% 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 Drive248% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:49
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 266
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 860
86% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,061
71% 1,061 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 360
Parallax 354
97% 364 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 367
Splatting 240
89% 270 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 103%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1237 1514 1549 1555 811 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 1,462
Write 1,552
Mixed 1,079
SusWrite 1,128
294% 1,305 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 80.1
281% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 269
344% 603 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 248%
Great: 270%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 28.6
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 33.4
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 25,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $857
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