MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics89.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive255% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateOct 28 '20 at 16:28
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 29%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 way below expectations (10th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Memory 78.1
1-Core 113
2-Core 219
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 559
65% 493 Pts
64-Core 586
39% 586 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
Gigabyte(1458 37D1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.55
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.5% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 108
Parallax 103
92% 108 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 95.3
Splatting 80.5
74% 102 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 100%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 841 831 807 806 810 818 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,086
Write 1,900
Mixed 1,438
SusWrite 819
349% 1,560 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 68.1
245% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,125
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 1,025
769% 1,028 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 255%
Great: 333%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 17.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 84.1
48% 84.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 111%

 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 13,093 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) - $110

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