MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81% 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 Drive42.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime14.3 Days
Run DateNov 01 '19 at 23:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
1-Core 113
2-Core 246
83% 180 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 753
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 917
62% 917 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
81% Excellent
Lighting 210
Reflection 284
Parallax 331
55% 275 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 311
Splatting 188
83% 227 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 81%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$38
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 45 135 85 18 12 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 396
Write 330
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 75.6
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 15.6
59% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 40.4
42% 71.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 55%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$69
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 175 179 176 179 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 173
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 176
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 21.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $898
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