MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.6% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 12:20
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-8100-$120
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
74.1% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 427
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64LC (Liquid Cooled)-$1,700
CLim: 1750 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 250
Parallax 592
0% 281 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 399
Splatting 314
104% 305 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDPR-CX400-512 512GB
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 235 86 98 82 100 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 414
Write 316
Mixed 319
SusWrite 154
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 42.6
164% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 212
179% 259 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 93%
Micron 1100 SATA 1024GB
948GB free
Firmware: M0DL020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 482 465 373 378 376 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 413
Write 484
Mixed 379
SusWrite 426
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43.6
160% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 346
259% 346 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$39
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 49%
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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 30,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $879
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