MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1176 x 664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '21 at 09:45
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 127
2-Core 261
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 642
72% 550 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 156
Reflection 159
Parallax 163
126% 159 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 135
Splatting 118
106% 123 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 2 48 49 39 4.7 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 380
Write 43.9
Mixed 121
SusWrite 30.4
31% 144 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 16.2
82% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 83.8
74% 117 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 179 180 178 179 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 134
Mixed 86.1
SusWrite 179
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
37.7% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 10
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 11.5
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 32" 1180 645 KTC2400 24'TV
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Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $249

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,013
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