MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200107
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 23:14
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 100
2-Core 188
77% 127 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 696
67% 538 Pts
64-Core 904
61% 904 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
MSI(1462 3733) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 115
Parallax 114
96% 116 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 116
Splatting 78.2
100% 122 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
238GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4846
Write 48.3
Mixed 96
346% 1,663 MB/s
4K Read 693
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 6.1
1,059% 234 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$57
192GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4996
Write 48
Mixed 96.3
356% 1,713 MB/s
4K Read 638
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 6.1
976% 216 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
545GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,760
Write 43
Mixed 76.7
1,165% 1,627 MB/s
4K Read 597
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2
25,128% 200 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.2% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 20.5
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $856
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