MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.4% 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 Drive56.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '21 at 14:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 33%
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 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 i7-8700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 259
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 658
62% 504 Pts
64-Core 994
67% 994 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.4% Very good
Lighting 100
Reflection 97.9
Parallax 88.6
81% 95.6 fps
MRender 98.9
Gravity 89.3
Splatting 77
73% 88.4 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK11B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 35 43 35 44 13 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 419
Write 268
Mixed 305
SusWrite 31.5
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 33.6
117% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 15.4
DQ Mixed 1.1
7% 16.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
69GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 88 110 74 88 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 113
Write 106
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 76.8
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.8
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 24.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,009
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HDDRAMUSB
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