MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 Drive58.5% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:24
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 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 i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 497
115% 505 Pts
MC Int 995
MC Float 1,135
MC Mixed 1,082
160% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$666
Zotac(19DA 1470) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 509
Reflection 480
Parallax 584
166% 524 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 511
Splatting 267
153% 344 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 158%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
232GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,713
Write 1,226
Mixed 1,536
401% 1,825 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 56.6
218% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 63.3
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 34.3
44% 76.8 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 254%
Great: 273%
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0824B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 491
Write 198
Mixed 236
67% 308 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 12.4
77% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 12.4
35% 70.3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 93%
SanDisk Ultra 123GB
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 161
Write 72
Mixed 94.8
125% 109 MB/s
4K Read 6.92
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.42
105% 3.09 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25.1
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 26
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $970
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HDDRAMUSB
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