MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '21 at 11:09
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 84.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 673
73% 564 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$128
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
29.6% Poor
Lighting 37.8
Reflection 36.1
Parallax 33.9
31% 35.9 fps
MRender 36.2
Gravity 35.4
Splatting 24.4
29% 32 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 411 255 11 8.5 9.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
34% Below average
Read 379
Write 11.9
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 117
28% 131 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 11.2
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 89
DQ Write 13.4
DQ Mixed 0.2
13% 34.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 34%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 94%

 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 19,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,032
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