MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.22% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 20 '19 at 03:22
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$115
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 434
59% 434 Pts
64-Core 440
30% 440 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$146
Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 780 MHz, MLim: 750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
8.22% Terrible
Lighting 28.2
Reflection 28.7
Parallax 24.9
7% 27.3 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 29.4
Splatting 25
8% 26.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 8.22%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
523GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 90 92 93 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 174
Write 171
Mixed 106
SusWrite 89.9
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
514GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 152 149 154 160 158 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 107
Write 121
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 149
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST380013AS 80GB-$75
18GB free
Firmware: 3.18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
26.4% Poor
Read 54.6
Write 55.7
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 36.9
34% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2666 C16 Series 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.2
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.4
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 51%

 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 11,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $802
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