MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '20 at 23:01
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$274
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 91.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 258
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 844
85% 672 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 383
Parallax 402
106% 397 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 407
Splatting 252
108% 301 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,574
Write 6,652
Mixed 7,326
1,604% 7,184 MB/s
4K Read 695
4K Write 482
4K Mixed 424
1,852% 534 MB/s
DQ Read 1399
DQ Write 993
DQ Mixed 1,195
893% 1,196 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 134%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$73
421GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 32 32 32 32 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 108
Write 30.1
Mixed 29.8
SusWrite 31.9
37% 50 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 20.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 23.3
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 104%

 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 11,308 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $781
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