MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.38% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive253% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 08:29
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 307
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 603
8-Core 864
95% 733 Pts
64-Core 882
59% 882 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
7.38% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 26.8
6% 27.6 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.2
8% 29.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.38%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$79
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 564 230 221 224 217 221 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,462
Write 1,473
Mixed 1,314
SusWrite 279
305% 1,382 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 87
298% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 983
DQ Write 1,032
DQ Mixed 1,016
762% 1,010 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 253%
Great: 278%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
43GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 144 180 144 136 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 490
Mixed 380
SusWrite 168
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 56.7
210% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 176
182% 299 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
491GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 430 418 456 444 462 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 281
Write 107
Mixed 98
SusWrite 435
52% 230 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 21.5
79% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 33.4
DQ Write 39
DQ Mixed 37.5
28% 36.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
153GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 92 97 93 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 156
Write 130
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 94.2
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
916GB free
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 120 123 121 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
70% Good
Read 122
Write 116
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 121
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.3
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 27.6
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 81%
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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 26,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $829
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