MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive67.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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)
Memory9.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:13
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 539
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 1,018
MC Float 1,160
MC Mixed 1,106
164% 1,095 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 481
Write 264
Mixed 309
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 4.28
88% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 5.74
56% 130 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 171
Mixed 169
133% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.25
89% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$20
465GB free
Firmware: SC13 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 101
Write 95.8
Mixed 83.3
70% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.45
103% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 23.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 89%
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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
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
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
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
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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