MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 94.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.3% 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 Drive38.1% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 08 '21 at 09:21
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%
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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 i7-9700F-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Memory 90
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 1,056
98% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,071
72% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.3% Excellent
Lighting 112
Reflection 127
Parallax 108
91% 116 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 99.5
Splatting 0.1
83% 76.7 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ190000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 25 3.6 35 31 3.5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 457
Write 225
Mixed 194
SusWrite 31.4
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 8.5
53% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 91.4
DQ Write 28.1
DQ Mixed 2
17% 40.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 54%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$90
26GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 111 118 114 99 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 90.8
Write 75.8
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 107
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$128
487GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 98 99 99 100 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 58
Write 82.5
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 97.9
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.5
209% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 21.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 87%

 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 22,644 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: 66% - Good Total price: $1,015
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HDDRAMUSB
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