MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.82% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive71.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 27 '17 at 08:35
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-8100-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 455
62% 454 Pts
64-Core 459
31% 459 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i3)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4849
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
5.82% Terrible
Lighting 7.23
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 7.31
6% 8.55 fps
MRender 10.9
Gravity 6.37
Splatting 15.5
6% 10.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.82%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB-$265
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 489
Write 341
Mixed 342
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 15.4
91% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 47.4
53% 84.7 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.3
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 80%

 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 24,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $249

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,014
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