MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 21:03
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 (5th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Memory 79.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 212
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 452
55% 415 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8620) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61.5% Good
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 73.2
60% 77.2 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 80.8
Splatting 71.7
63% 71.2 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 180 41 44 39 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 344
Write 175
Mixed 259
SusWrite 111
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 28.2
90% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 352
263% 349 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 134%
Intel SSDSC2CW180A 500GB VH
39GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 315 312 312 254 202 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 360
Write 348
Mixed 365
SusWrite 286
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 37.7
122% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 348
262% 352 MB/s
Poor: 98% Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$84
241GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 89 87 95 97 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 124
Write 123
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 90.6
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
416GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 121 122 121 121 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 78.7
Write 55.6
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 121
61% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 12.7
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 88%

 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 16,155 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) - $118

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