MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics35.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '18 at 16:28
Run Duration261 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 476
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 757
MC Mixed 707
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 847A) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
35.6% Below average
Lighting 87.5
Reflection 75.1
Parallax 115
30% 92.5 fps
MRender 84.7
Gravity 115
Splatting 73.7
40% 91.1 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$64
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 101 92 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 488
Write 374
Mixed 397
SusWrite 119
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 40.7
131% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 113
85% 113 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
491GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 21 22 7.8 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
30.3% Below average
Read 85.7
Write 77
Mixed 23
SusWrite 19.9
37% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
51% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 12.8
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 52%
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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 11,147 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) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $934
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $64
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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