MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.9% 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 Drive95.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 23:13
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (26th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 711
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56.9% Above average
Lighting 221
Reflection 194
Parallax 233
58% 216 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 211
Splatting 163
56% 174 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$60
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 208 210 206 207 210 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 409
Mixed 272
SusWrite 213
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 41.7
160% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 200
180% 274 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 102%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
255GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 486 461 491 417 269 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 489
Mixed 459
SusWrite 436
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 61.6
214% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 130%
Great: 128%
Intenso Ultra Line 32GB
28GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 12 16 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Read 94.5
Write 23.7
Mixed 23.8
SusWrite 18.8
42% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.7
118% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 24,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $890
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HDDRAMUSB
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