MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics55.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive152% 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-7B44
MotherboardMSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 16 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$245
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 311
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 880
97% 748 Pts
64-Core 882
59% 882 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$124
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Lighting 228
Reflection 202
Parallax 214
60% 215 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 202
Splatting 159
56% 170 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme WDC WDS512G1X0C- 512GB
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 377 376 378 373 365 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 868
Write 778
Mixed 580
SusWrite 390
146% 654 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 61.3
218% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 656
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 446
374% 545 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 152%
Great: 154%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 29.5
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 31.3
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44) Builds (Compare 2,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,326
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