MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180413
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:38
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 536
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 989
MC Float 1116
MC Mixed 1,069
158% 1,058 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 198
Parallax 211
68% 212 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 211
Splatting 167
76% 176 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$33
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71B1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 286
Write 202
Mixed 306
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 6.11
82% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 5.72
17% 35.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
887GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 170
Mixed 137
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.29
102% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GF2400C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 21.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 24.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74%
Great: 88%
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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 11,105 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: $973
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia 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) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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