MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime17.7 Days
Run DateJul 06 '21 at 19:06
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-8350K-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 470
64% 469 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 143
Parallax 132
107% 136 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 138
Splatting 0.1
107% 84.6 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i3)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
5.93% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 9.9
Parallax 8.3
6% 8.4 fps
MRender 10.8
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 11.9
6% 9.93 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.93%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
452GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1857 767 628 625 599 626 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,499
Write 2,216
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 850
389% 1742 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 87.6
286% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,649
DQ Write 1233
DQ Mixed 1492
1,102% 1,458 MB/s
Poor: 186%
This bench: 305%
Great: 315%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
580GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 63 35 35 21 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 149
Write 137
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 45.9
73% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21.5
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 24.5" 1280 720 HKC0000 VIOTEK H250
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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,017
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