MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive85.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 18:24
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i3-8100-$125
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 436
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 446
66% 442 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
Gigabyte(1458 3766) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 65.9
Parallax 98.7
32% 89.7 fps
MRender 77.2
Gravity 95.6
Splatting 71.7
35% 81.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 250GB-$53
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 467
Write 322
Mixed 274
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 22.6
122% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 46.3
90% 186 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 31.6
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 27.6
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 108%
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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 13,695 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) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $883
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