MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 205%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 173%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics210% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 10 '20 at 17:38
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 152
2-Core 299
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 800
89% 683 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 5250 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
210% Outstanding
Lighting 274
Reflection 237
Parallax 300
222% 271 fps
MRender 317
Gravity 231
Splatting 139
197% 229 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 210%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$100
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 433 443 457 458 460 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 446
Mixed 334
SusWrite 447
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 46.7
169% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 269
226% 328 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
232GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 461 400 293 289 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 483
Mixed 455
SusWrite 366
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 66.7
228% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 130%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$113
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 28.5
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 27.4
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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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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