MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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.
Graphics160% 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 Drive27.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:35
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 535
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 989
MC Float 1,016
MC Mixed 1,066
153% 1,024 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
MSI(1462 3603) ≥ 4GB; MSI GTX 1080-Ti
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 547
Reflection 493
Parallax 584
173% 541 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 500
Splatting 270
151% 340 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF300000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
27.4% Poor
Read 486
Write 17.5
Mixed 4.7
35% 169 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 1.13
26% 5.99 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 53%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
609GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 150
Write 157
Mixed 127
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.28
126% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.3% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 22.5
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 90%
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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 10,881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $929
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