MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 16:35
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-8100-$114
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 424
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
Sapphire(1DA2 E387) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver:
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.2% Above average
Lighting 206
Reflection 184
Parallax 278
54% 223 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 210
Splatting 132
58% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$43
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 395 434 459 133 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 458
Mixed 448
SusWrite 330
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 50.5
166% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 276
230% 332 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 108%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
875GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 181 179 181 182 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 138
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 181
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.8% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 23.5
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 107%

 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 8,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $832
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