MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 213%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 184%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics213% 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 Drive98.6% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 11 '20 at 21:00
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 884
95% 738 Pts
64-Core 882
59% 882 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 4834 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
213% Outstanding
Lighting 270
Reflection 257
Parallax 295
218% 274 fps
MRender 311
Gravity 249
Splatting 148
208% 236 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 213%
Great: 225%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 190 190 187 187 182 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 472
Mixed 374
SusWrite 192
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 39.8
178% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 201
172% 259 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 128%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
113GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,572
Write 2,365
Mixed 1,596
484% 2,178 MB/s
4K Read 66.5
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 89
302% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,626
DQ Write 1,313
DQ Mixed 1,448
1,090% 1,463 MB/s
Poor: 187% Great: 320%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
588GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 105 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 174
Write 148
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 103
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 27.8
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 30
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 101%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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: $1,009
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