MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics119% 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 Drive55.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 29 '18 at 01:02
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
55.5% Above average
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 158
55% 118 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 667
60% 493 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 225
Reflection 194
Parallax 578
59% 332 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 472
Splatting 258
123% 323 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 119%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+238G 256GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.0 Max speed: Unknown
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 455
Write 80.9
Mixed 132
48% 223 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 25.6
90% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 72
DQ Mixed 50.8
51% 83.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 119%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00 Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 315
Write 281
Mixed 253
212% 283 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 3.73
4K Mixed 0.59
766% 6.5 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 172%
Great: 212%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 19.7
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 1.4
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 2.3
9% 3.07 GB/s
Latency 807
5% 807 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 100%
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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 30,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $863
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HDDRAMUSB
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