MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.8% 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 Drive118% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 20 '21 at 22:48
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Memory 92
1-Core 118
2-Core 235
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 646
72% 553 Pts
64-Core 659
44% 659 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2327 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 137
Parallax 126
96% 127 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 133
Splatting 117
105% 120 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 455 457 445 403 399 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 452
Mixed 441
SusWrite 436
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 54
176% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 295
240% 340 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Kingston A400 480GB-$49
446GB free
Firmware: S3501103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 444 443 445 449 454 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 433
Mixed 407
SusWrite 448
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 34.2
146% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 110
134% 233 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 105%
Great: 101%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$73
270GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
30% Below average
Read 80.2
Write 24.7
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 24.5
29% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 29.8
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 28.9
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 17: 1R 2G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
17% 31% 29 56 6 144 21.7" 1920 1080 SAM0E43 C24FG7x
Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 22,107 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: $1,017
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HDDRAMUSB
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