MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive124% 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.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '19 at 15:09
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
1-Core 115
2-Core 256
86% 186 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 919
93% 738 Pts
64-Core 1,147
77% 1,147 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$61
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 470 471 447 407 406 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 471
Mixed 443
SusWrite 443
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 56.1
192% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 293
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$103
369GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2337 830 837 839 840 841 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 2,717
Write 2503
Mixed 1,946
SusWrite 1,088
462% 2,063 MB/s
4K Read 75.7
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 104
349% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,719
DQ Write 1,316
DQ Mixed 1,466
1,111% 1,500 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 351%
Great: 337%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 26.8
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 30.2
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 109%
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 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 26,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $817
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HDDRAMUSB
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