MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% 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 Drive131% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 132
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 524
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 996
MC Float 1,124
MC Mixed 1,081
160% 1,067 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 472 483 489 491 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 487
Mixed 395
SusWrite 483
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.1
210% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 131%
Great: 133%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$152
874GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 464 468 446 416 426 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 459
Mixed 418
SusWrite 446
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 56.7
193% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 307
246% 345 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
850GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 169 169 169 168 158 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 172
Mixed 98.5
SusWrite 167
115% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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 (96th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.8
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 25.5
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 83%
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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 12,004 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) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $917
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-8600K $237Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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