MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 14:09
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$250
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.3% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 726
79% 614 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 193
Parallax 207
66% 206 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 205
Splatting 162
73% 171 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 52 53 57 57 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
29.9% Poor
Read 48.7
Write 69
Mixed 49
SusWrite 54.1
41% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.3
154% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$30
283GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 63 64 64 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 62.2
Write 61
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 63.3
42% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
86% Excellent
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 25.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 26.8
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86%
Great: 101%
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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 24,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $974
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HDDRAMUSB
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