MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 94.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.1% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 00:27
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Memory 82.1
1-Core 145
2-Core 300
97% 176 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 815
91% 698 Pts
64-Core 821
55% 821 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.6% Above average
Lighting 61.9
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 58.8
50% 61.4 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 62.9
Splatting 58.8
51% 62.7 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 480GB
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBA.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 257 384 267 380 268 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 247
Write 100
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 321
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 44
112% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 112
128% 216 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
507GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 128 135 137 135 137 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 74.8
Write 78.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 129
61% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.4
163% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$142
976GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 90 94 100 95 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 87.2
Write 107
Mixed 55
SusWrite 94.3
63% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.5
176% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 91%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
65GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 88 86 85 87 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49% Average
Read 84.2
Write 89.3
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 86.2
59% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$142
734GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 104 107 110 109 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 86.9
Write 85.3
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 102
60% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.5
172% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 91%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$85
127GB free
Firmware: CC54
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 98 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 72.3
Write 43.6
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 97.9
51% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-15-15 D4-2133 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.9
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 80%

 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 19,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,007
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