MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.6% 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 Drive119% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '18 at 04:10
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 603
QC Float 628
QC Mixed 604
139% 612 Pts
MC Int 1,031
MC Float 1,143
MC Mixed 1,084
162% 1,086 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
Asus(1043 0466) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.3
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Lighting 2.1
Reflection 154
Parallax 298
34% 151 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 175
Splatting 176
66% 158 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 414
Mixed 424
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 49.4
191% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 29.2
104% 232 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 119%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
344GB free
Firmware: HP33 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 147
Write 141
Mixed 131
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.31
94% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
277GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.9% Good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 19.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 90%
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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 13,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $888
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $94
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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