MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive245% 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.
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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '18 at 00:27
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-8600K-$245
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 502
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 729
109% 732 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 173
Parallax 190
57% 181 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 174
Splatting 122
64% 149 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$170
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1580 1017 589 590 592 591 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 1,715
Write 1,732
Mixed 594
SusWrite 826
272% 1,217 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 62.4
232% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,048
DQ Write 1,433
DQ Mixed 913
781% 1,131 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 245%
Great: 256%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$136
123GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 482 479 489 490 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 492
Mixed 352
SusWrite 483
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 53.2
196% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 127%
Great: 125%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$118
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 137 136 141 138 141 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 146
Write 136
Mixed 84
SusWrite 138
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 99%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$64
694GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 136 138 137 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 116
Write 112
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 136
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$65
202GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 86 85 89 87 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 78.8
Write 74.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 85.7
55% 74.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 23.3
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 103%
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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 7,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $985
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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