MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive202% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:34
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 498
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 932
MC Float 1,062
MC Mixed 1,011
150% 1,002 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 548
Reflection 553
Parallax 642
180% 581 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 526
Splatting 295
162% 367 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,958
Write 1,129
Mixed 1,125
309% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 31
131% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 157
167% 282 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 202%
Great: 233%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$83
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 192
Mixed 177
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.16
93% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 25.2
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 106%
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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 11,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $963
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk 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 $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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