MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateJan 30 '21 at 03:10
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
83% Excellent
Memory 88
1-Core 122
2-Core 234
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 763
74% 591 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 83%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 27.21.14.5751
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.5% Outstanding
Lighting 104
Reflection 114
Parallax 113
84% 110 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 124
Splatting 107
98% 113 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$99
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 396 457 425 474 476 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 478
Mixed 327
SusWrite 447
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 41.5
156% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 256
212% 305 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 121%
Sandisk Extreme Pro 55AF 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 1084
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 226 233 235 234 235 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 318
Write 379
Mixed 350
SusWrite 232
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 0.1
62% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 187
126% 155 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$80
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 135 134 135 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 115
Write 134
Mixed 39
SusWrite 134
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 107%
Generic Flash Disk 4GB
4GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 3 3 3.2 3.1 3.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
3.27% Terrible
Read 14.3
Write 2.5
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 3.1
6% 6.05 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
8% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.27%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $999
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