MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive65.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 23:33
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User LAO-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 265
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 892
90% 712 Pts
64-Core 1082
73% 1082 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
56% Above average
Lighting 220
Reflection 197
Parallax 210
56% 209 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 206
Splatting 162
56% 173 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Vaseky V900/128G 128GB
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0921A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 132 165 134 163 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 449
Write 152
Mixed 161
SusWrite 153
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 12.6
111% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 73.8
79% 130 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 77%
Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 1TB-$150
920GB free
Firmware: MS2OA610
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 139 165 141 170 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 134
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 156
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown VSK2400C15D4/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.5% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 48%
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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 27,798 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $907
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