MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive85% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 06:38
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 (81st percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 88.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 239
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 695
75% 584 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 8.6
Parallax 7.6
5% 7.5 fps
Splatting 0.3
0% 0.3 fps
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 527ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 169 184 180 184 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 351
Write 243
Mixed 250
SusWrite 182
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.8
160% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 209
162% 223 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85%
Great: 82%
Kingston DataTraveler 3.0 16GB
10GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 9.2 8.9 8.9 8.1 8.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
22.1% Poor
Read 105
Write 25.1
Mixed 44.4
SusWrite 9.5
49% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
95% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
45.7% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 13.4
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 126%

 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% 3 9 1 60 31.5" 2560 1440 VSCE635 VX3276-QHD
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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: $1,012
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