MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive229% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '22 at 14:42
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 88.9
1-Core 119
2-Core 214
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 658
71% 565 Pts
64-Core 660
41% 660 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$115
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.1% Below average
Lighting 36.8
Reflection 41.1
Parallax 38.1
30% 38.7 fps
MRender 38.5
Gravity 37.7
Splatting 27.4
30% 34.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$56
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1853 762 324 302 298 313 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,604
Write 2,047
Mixed 1,720
SusWrite 642
339% 1,503 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 77.3
254% 87.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,159
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 1,036
776% 1038 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 229%
Great: 304%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$24
733GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 184 187 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 188
Mixed 109
SusWrite 186
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CB8GU2400.C8ET 029E CMV8GX4M1A2400C16 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
79.8% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 23.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 32: 4R 3G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
32% 31% 32 108 6 60 24" 1920 1080 SAM0B43 S24D300
Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 9,260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $558
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