MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 83.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 05:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 246
90% 188 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 795
78% 621 Pts
64-Core 940
63% 940 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3575 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 375
Reflection 299
Parallax 379
99% 351 fps
MRender 348
Gravity 351
Splatting 212
103% 304 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$30
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 486
Write 350
Mixed 231
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 15
119% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 85.7
107% 185 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 87%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
22GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 99 98 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 100
Write 89.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 98.7
57% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 31.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.6
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
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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 28,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $867
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