MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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
13 days ago, 13 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 00:39
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 1050-Ti + 9400F How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Memory 92
1-Core 115
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 652
71% 551 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$146
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.4% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 81.7
Parallax 121
32% 108 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 115
Splatting 85
32% 93.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 131 251 241 133 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 150
Mixed 359
SusWrite 202
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.2
207% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 21.2
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 22.4
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 96%

 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 11,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $806
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