MSI Z370 GODLIKE GAMING (MS-7A98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
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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 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 134%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% 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 Drive324% 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.
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-7A98
MotherboardMSI Z370 GODLIKE GAMING (MS-7A98)  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 03:08
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
134% Outstanding
SC Int 158
SC Float 166
SC Mixed 160
129% 161 Pts
QC Int 625
QC Float 632
QC Mixed 645
144% 634 Pts
MC Int 1,422
MC Float 1,816
MC Mixed 1,585
240% 1,608 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 134%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$610
Zotac(19DA 3500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 166%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 838 844 843 827 687 620 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
324% Outstanding
Read 2752
Write 2,501
Mixed 1,875
SusWrite 776
441% 1,976 MB/s
4K Read 70
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 101
338% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,541
DQ Write 1,216
DQ Mixed 1,008
855% 1,255 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 324%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 30
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 47.3
SC Mixed 31.7
99% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
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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 GODLIKE GAMING (MS-7A98) Builds (Compare 467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GODLIKE GAMING (MS-7A98)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 122% - Outstanding Total price: $1,297
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