MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.1% 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 Drive85.7% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:09
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 above expectations (66th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 518
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 755
114% 760 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 122
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 137
39% 114 fps
MRender 78.5
Gravity 118
Splatting 86.7
41% 94.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$55
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 524
Write 396
Mixed 420
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 24.5
126% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39.5
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 24.4
32% 55.2 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 172
Mixed 144
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.32
108% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 12.1
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 13.9
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 48%
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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%
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: 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 i5-8600K $260AMD 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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