MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 219%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 203%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics229% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive354% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '20 at 07:15
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 146
2-Core 289
101% 177 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 910
90% 718 Pts
64-Core 1,128
76% 1,128 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Asus(1043 87AF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
229% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 293
Parallax 338
244% 311 fps
MRender 335
Gravity 251
Splatting 145
212% 244 fps
Poor: 191%
This bench: 229%
Great: 256%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$311
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1449 1462 1513 1516 1515 1518 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
354% Outstanding
Read 2,726
Write 2,467
Mixed 1,905
SusWrite 1,496
482% 2,149 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 101
335% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 894
DQ Mixed 1,029
790% 1,084 MB/s
Poor: 240%
This bench: 354%
Great: 389%
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$57
65GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 115 115 115 128 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 361
Write 410
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 135
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 4.7
85% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 2.1
65% 152 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
183GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 118 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 170
Write 133
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 118
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.9
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,011
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