MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.66% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive89.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B44
MotherboardMSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime28.1 Days
Run DateOct 17 '20 at 20:55
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
75% Very good
Memory 71.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 182
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 518
64% 478 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 75%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6770
XFX(1682 3150) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
8.66% Terrible
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 8.88
Parallax 11.1
9% 10.4 fps
MRender 9.1
Gravity 10
Splatting 11.1
6% 10.1 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 8.66%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 960GB-$290
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 421 149 156 74 73 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 449
Write 417
Mixed 348
SusWrite 210
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 41.8
147% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 236
196% 281 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
931GB free
Firmware: HP63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 121 121 115 121 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 110
Write 59.8
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 119
65% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 195 193 192 190 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 159
Mixed 85
SusWrite 193
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$64
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 59 59 58 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
43% Average
Read 91.7
Write 92.2
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 57.9
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.2% Above average
MC Read 23
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 97.5
41% 97.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44) Builds (Compare 823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,239
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