MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1440 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime12 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:57
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 132
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 764
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 115
Parallax 99.6
95% 110 fps
MRender 96.4
Gravity 99.5
Splatting 102
58% 99.3 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 505
Write 463
Mixed 412
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 49
174% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 326
251% 342 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 96%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
356GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 139
Write 102
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 92.4
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
427GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 166 166 166 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 134
Mixed 110
SusWrite 166
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 28
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 30.6
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 103%

 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 13,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $801
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