MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 05:28
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$366
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 345
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 776
MC Float 1,013
MC Mixed 851
131% 880 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 297
Parallax 290
92% 296 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 304
Splatting 207
99% 227 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 130%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$55
633GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 88 85 110 111 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 152
Write 132
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 103
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
203% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
39.3% Below average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 13.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 5.6
18% 6.23 GB/s
Latency 279
14% 279 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 104%
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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 15,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $880
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $132SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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