MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive120% 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
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 05:33
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 223
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 435
57% 424 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 294 297 296 297 295 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 482
Mixed 369
SusWrite 313
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 59
207% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$47
384GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 139 146 148 146 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 144
Write 129
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 145
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.2
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 98%
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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 30,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $860
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