MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 20:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 136
2-Core 263
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 756
81% 632 Pts
64-Core 714
48% 714 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$47
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 307 309 305 304 302 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 310
Mixed 268
SusWrite 306
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 39.1
180% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 230
203% 307 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$66
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 194 192 192 194 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 152
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 193
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 28.8
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 29.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%

 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 10,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $825
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
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