MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics41.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive210% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:23
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 510
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 721
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 748
113% 752 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 100%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
41.8% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 83.9
Parallax 125
42% 116 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 125
Splatting 85.6
42% 96.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,829
Write 983
Mixed 1,117
289% 1,310 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 47
201% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 154
169% 288 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 210%
Great: 232%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS16G4D240FSB.16FBD 859B BLS16G4D240FSB.16FAD 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 26.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 82%
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 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 10,968 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $970
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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