MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive103% 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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:02
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-8400-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 476
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 698
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 378
Parallax 416
127% 400 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 402
Splatting 251
130% 297 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$73
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 392
Mixed 419
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 40.8
153% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 81.4
107% 196 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 27.2
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 27.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 105%
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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 13,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $897
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