MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive158% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
17 months ago, 17 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star Z370 Gaming Codex XE (MS-B913)
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170918
Uptime23.9 Days
Run DateMay 05 '18 at 13:34
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 724
80% 618 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 288
Reflection 259
Parallax 254
73% 267 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 275
Splatting 212
73% 226 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 1,374
Write 564
Mixed 789
200% 909 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 46.8
174% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 101
144% 262 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 158%
Great: 202%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
371GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 134
Mixed 133
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.32
115% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4U7S8MH-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.7
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 22.7
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75%
Great: 81%
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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 26,968 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $841
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