MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 19:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 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 i7-8700-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 263
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 862
88% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,051
70% 1,051 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 330
Parallax 421
108% 389 fps
MRender 355
Gravity 374
Splatting 230
102% 320 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
330GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 365 357 356 359 348 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 483
Mixed 431
SusWrite 366
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 67.5
227% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 130%
Great: 131%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$112
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 209 208 210 211 211 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 214
Mixed 108
SusWrite 210
136% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 121%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 27.1
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 32.2
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
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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 27,751 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) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $907
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