MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54% 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 Drive86.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime6.6 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 21:01
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 750
81% 631 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
54% Above average
Lighting 191
Reflection 212
Parallax 224
51% 209 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 216
Splatting 175
58% 182 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 331 364 366 364 364 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 496
Write 356
Mixed 254
SusWrite 337
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 15.5
125% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 87
109% 188 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
711GB free
Firmware: CC37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 105 109 101 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 65
Write 65
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 105
54% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
731GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 111 112 112 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
64% Good
Read 114
Write 118
Mixed 76
SusWrite 109
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 29.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 96%
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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 25,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $840
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $207
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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